Highbridge firms repair vandalised Apex Park defibrillator for free
vandalised defibrillator is back in place at Highbridge's Apex Park
this week, thanks to the help of two local companies.
first reported last
week that vandals had damaged the life-saving kit at the park
in Marine Drive, forcing it to be removed.
organiser Reg Huxtable approached two Highbridge companies - Cases
and Quick Sign - to see if they could repair the kit.
wanted to get the defibrillator repaired as soon as possible, given
how potentially critical it is for saving lives," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
companies were very helpful and keen to help us. They have repaired
the box completely free of charge, which is such a kind gesture."
added: "We are very grateful to them for being so community-spirited,
giving us their time for free. They will be both publicly thanked
before Saturday's Parkrun at Apex."
added that the defibrillator is now back in situ on the wall of
the Apex Park office, ready to be used in the event of any medical
Reg Huxtable, Paul Young and Stuart Anderson from Burnham-On-Sea
Harriers running club with the defibrillator at Apex Park