Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Phone box lifesaver

A DEFIBRILLATOR could be installed in a telephone box in Cuxham.

An application has been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority, by Cuxham with Easington Parish Meeting to install the device in the red kiosk near Middle Farm House.

BT is prepared to sell the Grade II listed box for a nomical sum of £1 and would provide the paint when it needs refurbishing.

The defibrillator would be accessed by a code that would be available from the emergency services.

The applicant has obtained a grant for half the cost of installing the defibrillator.

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