Cazfest - Raising awareness of heart risk in young people

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From the very first one day Music Festival held in 2009, Cazfest has regularly been featured in the local press as well as on local television and radio. We are extremely grateful for this coverage of our continuing efforts to raise awareness of heart risk in young people.

We have also included links to other news items that highlight just how important our work really is.

Danny Jones had undetected heart disease post mortem reveals

Full article on the BBC website

Keighley Cougars and Wales rugby league player Danny Jones died from a cardiac arrest triggered by hereditary heart disease, a post-mortem has revealed.

Jones, 29, collapsed during a League One game at London Skolars on Sunday and was later pronounced dead in hospital.

This article was originally published on bbc.co.uk on 7th May 2015 - you can read the full article HERE

East Herts District Council

Cazfest receives Grant from East Herts District Council

Cazfest was delighted to be awarded a grant of £500 from East Herts District Council’s Communities Activities Grant Scheme to help with costs relating to the charity music festival taking place on Saturday July 11 on Sworders Field in Bishop’s Stortford.

The Trustees were delighted to accept the award and Lawrence Abramson one of our Trustees said;

“We are delighted to receive this grant and see it as a recognition of the contribution Cazfest makes to the local community and the support the local authority has for what Cazfest is trying to achieve.”

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Outgoing East Herts Council chairman raises nearly £24,000 for Cazfest

THE outgoing chairman of East Herts Council raised £23,675 for his chosen charity for his year in office.

Cllr Graham McAndrew was supporting Cazfest, which raises money to screen sixth formers in the district for heart disease.