Sporting day to raise money for life saving equipment at the Ross Peers Centre in Soham

PUBLISHED: 16:41 14 November 2017

Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham

Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham

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A day of sporting tournaments and exercise classes is being held in Soham to raise money for life saving equipment.

The Ross Peers Sports Centre is holding a ‘defib day’ to raise money for a defibrillator on the outside of the building which will cost around £2,000 to buy and install.

The centre is running:

• An under 13’s roller hockey tournament from 9am to 2pm.

• A five-a-side football tournament from 2pm to 6pm.

• A bowls drive from 2pm to 5pm.

• Exercise classes at various times during the day to include spinning, tai chi, boot camp, HIIT and pilates. Classes are three for £10.

A spokesman for the centre’s event said: “Each year 80,000 to 100,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest in public in the UK.

“Speedy defibrillation saves lives.

“We are fund raising to purchase a defibrillator for the sports centre to ensure that should it ever be needed then we’ve the best possible chance of saving someone’s life.”

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