Sam Mangoro suffered a cardiac arrest during a PE lesson. He would have died within minutes without help. But his school had just bought a defibrillator and teachers shocked his heart into beating again. Now Sam is campaigning to get defibrillators in all schools. He's been speaking to Kerry Swain.
After suffering a cardia arrest at school, Sam Mangoro is now raising money for All Heart to provide life-saving defibrillators and training in schools so more lives can be saved in an emergency.
The fundraising page to support Sam can be found at
A schoolboy who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in a PE lesson has launched a fund raising campaign to get defibrillators in all schools.
16 year old Sam Mangoro's life was saved by teachers using a defibrillator at the Mountbatten School in Romsey. But schools are not required by law to have the life saving equipment.
A relay marathon was held on the Broadlands estate in Romsey today. Athletes of all ages took part to raise money for their chosen charities. Meridian's weather presenter Philippa Drew ran 2.6 miles in support of Child Bereavement charity Simon Says.
The event was organised by the Rotary Club of Romsey.
Stephen Beasley, Chairman, Residents' Association says the sandbags stopped homes from being flooded.
Sandbags will finally be removed from Romsey following the winter floods. It should take about a week for the council to take away thousands of sandbags once and for all.
About eighty thousand of them were distributed to help with the floods earlier this year.
Police are investigating after reports of a man indecently exposing himself to a 16-year-old girl in Romsey this morning.
The indecent exposure is believed to have happened between 7.30am and 7.40am at a cut-through between Selsdon Avenue and Winchester Hill, Romsey. The girl was unharmed and officers are treating this as an isolated incident
The male suspect is described as:
- Aged between 30-40 years-old.
- 5ft 11ins tall.
- Straight short brown hair.
- Slim build.
- Wearing a black raincoat.
She went for a routine job interview and ended up saving a life. Tonight the parents of a schoolboy whose heart stopped during a PE lesson have praised teachers for giving them their son back.
Emma Denham's practice lesson was being observed as part of the interview process at The Mountbatten School in Romsey when 16 year old Sam Mangaro suffered a cardiac arrest.
But quick thinking Emma and three other members of staff gave him life saving CPR using a defribillator that the school had only recently purchased. Kerry Swain reports.
The parents of a schoolboy whose heart stopped during a PE lesson have praised the teacher who saved his life while she was on a routine job interview.
Emma Denham's practice lesson was being observed as part of the interview process at The Mountbatten School in Romsey, when 16-year-old Sam Mangaro suffered a cardiac arrest.
But quick-thinking Emma and three other members of staff gave him life saving CPR using a defibrillator that the school had only recently purchased.
A woman who died in a crash in Romsey has been named by police.
Margaret Stone, who was 75-years-old and from Stockbridge, died when her car collided with a refuse lorry on Yokesford Hill on Monday.
He family say she will be sorely missed by those whose lives she touched.
They also said Margaret was full of life and was an active member of her community.