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Norfolk mum's mission to put defibrillators 'on every street'

Jayne Biggs opens her charity shop in Gorleston. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A fundraising mum who has helped install more than 100 defibrillators across Norfolk and Suffolk is stepping up her lifesaving mission.

Jayne Biggs founded the charity Heart 2 Heart after her daughter Violet survived a cardiac arrest six years ago, in part, thanks to CPR administered by her parents.

Now she's opened a charity shop in Gorleston to help fund even more defibrillators.

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"Until something happens to you, you don't realise how important these machines are. They need to be on every street corner because they're lifesavers."

– Jayne Biggs, Heart 2 Heart

Jayne has so far placed 108 public defibrillators across Norfolk and Suffolk and lots more in schools.

They have already saved lives.

Richard Brown, 52, collapsed at Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Sailing Club last summer.

Jayne's efforts meant there was a defibrillator just metres away, which, along with swift action from friends, saved his life.

Jayne's Heart 2 Heart charity shop has been converted from an old bakery thanks to an army of volunteers.

Everything has been donated - from the clothes rails to the signs.