Everyday Heroes 2014 Winners
We are pleased to announce this year's Everyday
Heroes winners. These individuals and organisations are making
our communities safer places to be.
Everyday Hero of the
Simon Underwood, an Assistant Head Teacher
from Oxford, saved the life of a 15-month old toddler who drowned
at a Northamptonshire holiday park.
Guy Evans Young Hero of the
Sam Herbert, 15, who performed CPR last May on
a stranger who collapsed on the street.
Ceinwen Morgans, from Falmouth, who saved the
life of an 82 year old diner at her restaurant after he suffered a
The Friends of Sam Wright
raised over £27,000 to buy a defibrillator for Woodlands School in
Allestree, following the death of their friend Sam who had an
undiagnosed heart condition.
John Ambulance Volunteer of
Carol Trigg, who has provided hundreds of
hours of first aid support at events in her 45 years with the
organisation and, despite serious loss of her vision in 2012 has
continued as a first aid trainer.
Top of the
Parkland Primary School in Leicestershire, which
ensures all of its 500 young people and teachers are first aid
trained. It is the first in the county to install an automated
external defibrillator (AED) in its school hall, which is also made
available to the community.
Diane Fullerton and Karen Lawrance, from
General Dynamics UK’s Pershore facility, saved the life of visitor
33-year-old Chris McDonald when his heart stopped during a meeting
in May 2013.
Organisation of the
Year for First Aid Excellence
GE Aviation, which employs 57 trained first
aiders to support the 1,600 strong workforce, houses nine AEDs and
14 oxygen stations at the site, and each tests its first aiders