SAFETY campaigners have celebrated after installing life-saving equipment at a community centre in Dudley.

A new public access defibrillator and bleed control kit cabinet has been installed at Priory Community Centre as part of a campaign.

The campaign by local councillors has been assisted by The Daniel Baird Foundation which donated the cabinet, and The Red Sky Foundation which has donated the defibrillator.

Adam Bradley, of Priory Community Centre, said: “We’re really grateful to everyone that has supported us to get this new kit installed at the centre.”

Lynne Baird, founder of the Daniel Baird Foundation, said: “We are delighted we’ve been able to help out with getting more of these life-saving bits of equipment installed in Dudley.”

Labour councillor Keiran Casey (Castle and Priory) added: “I’m really grateful to Lynne from the Foundation as always for supporting our campaign to further improve community safety, as well as to Red Sky who donated the defibrillator too.

“This new cabinet is a one of a kind, and something that will not only improve safety for those using the centre, but for the residents more widely, so we’re really glad we have been able to secure this for our community.

“This builds on our work to get cabinets and kits installed on buildings such as Priory Boxing Club, the Sycamore Centre and many others in the ward, and across Dudley more widely.”