George Michael & Aretha Franklin: I Knew You Were WaitingiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Village Pub Pulls Together To Buy Life Saving Equipment


9:03am 18th July 2014

A pub in rural West Dorset 's nearing its fundraising target to buy potentially life-saving equipment .

Fundraising at the White Horse at Litton Cheney, between Dorchester and Bridport has been going on since Val Woods became landlady there around 9 months ago.

Customers thought raising money to buy a defibrillator may be a good idea because they're in a small community where ambulances can take a while to arrive.

Val says the area's also a favourite for cyclists and walkers.

They've raise over £900 towards their target through fundraising and a donation from the parish council.

Val says the eventual cost could be up to £1500, but they might be able to get a discount on the overall cost.

She says she'd like to have the defribulator in place before the winter weather sets in.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.