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Rother Responders CFR Scheme

Rother Responders CFR Scheme near Icklesham, East Sussex

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We are a team of volunteers that are trained to respond to emergency calls in our localities through the 999 system in conjunction with the Ambulance Service.

Rother Responders as a Community First Responder Scheme was established in November 2012. The majority of our members are covering Rye and the surrounding communities in Rother, East Sussex - you can see our full coverage area by visiting our website.

CFR’s are not intended to replace ambulances, their role is to provide emergency medical care and life support in those critical few minutes before the ambulance crew arrives and can take over. They are able to arrive more quickly than an ambulance simply because they are nearby. Every minute counts and by having a Community First Responder in your community, we can increase the chance of survival for patients needing emergency medical interventions. The CFR’s are trained to deal with most 999 calls and are alerted to emergencies by the ambulance service, who will already have dispatched an ambulance to the incident.


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  • Whimsical Stitches

    Wednesday 12th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    A colourful, eclectic and joyful exhibition of art in textile form ~ from hand embroidery to handmade toys, by Rachel ... more

  • Arts Society Online Lecture

    Monday 17th May
    Location: Sedlescombe

    A history of England's architecture in 10 great buildings - The Arts Society Rother Valley monthly lectures on Fine Arts ... more

  • A Schubertiade: The Seasons in Song

    Friday 21st May
    Location: Rye

    Anna Cavaliero is one of the brightest up-and-coming soprano stars around: a former student of Barbara Bonney, with numerous prizes ... more

  • Northiam Garden Safari

    Sunday 23rd May @ 11:00am
    Location: Northiam

    Five lovely private gardens open, some for the first time. Tickets from the Church Centre £5 (children free). Please note ... more

  • Light Fantastic

    Wednesday 26th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    An exhibition of vibrant watercolours full of atmosphere and light by Andrew Blyth. Andrew is a renowned local artist who ... more

  • Driftwood Journeys

    Wednesday 9th June for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    South East Open Studios (SEOS) 2021 present an exhibition of driftwood sculpture and other sea-inspired art by Tina Kaul. Now ... more

  • My Mind's Eye - a journey by Maggie Lloyd

    Wednesday 23rd June for 13 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    A portfolio of Maggie Lloyd's work of portraits and landscapes in pastel, oil and other media. There are many aspects ... more

  • Tuesday Painters Club of Rye

    Friday 13th August for 10 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    ART EXHIBITION of members' work Open daily 10.00a.m. - 5.30p.m. From Friday13th to Sunday 22nd August Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Pen ... more

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