Whitehead County Antrim Northern Ireland
DEFIBRILLATOR heart restarting machine. This is now stored at the Spar shop Edward Road for borrowing by group events. (A defibrillator was bought for use at events in Whitehead. The Spar shop in Edward Road is open long hours and appears to be the best place to store it.)
Training in use of the defibrillator is available. Speak to the Community Centre manager for more info.
Local, Pauline E Bingham’s book 'Green Pastures', on the Gobbins over 100 years ago available in local shops, including The Bank House and Jordans.
Help for Trouble
This is a new page, with useful links to credible sources of help for troubled times and situations.
A new Advice for debt site has just been opened, especially for Northern Ireland. It is funded by the Department for Enterprise Trade and Industry, (DETI) part of the Government here in Northern Ireland and provides free advice for people in debt.
See the Services page for numbers to contact for medical, flooding and electricity problems.
Domestic Violence Service.
In emergency dial 999. To contact the local PSNI Domestic Violence Officer ring 0845 600 8000 and ask to be put through to your local police station. In the Carrickfergus area, phone 028 9025 9639 to speak to the local Domestic Violence Officer in Carrickfergus PSNI.
Women’s Aid 24 helpline 0800 917 1414