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Another life-saving device has been donated by Arbroath Rotary to keep shoppers in the town safe in the event of a heart attack.

This will be the third Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) that the Rotary Club of Arbroath have provided and has been installed at the town’s Tesco store.

The club’s AED project manager, Mike Sowden, said: “With the assistance of the Tesco store in Arbroath we now have another AED installed and fully operational.

“We now have three AEDs installed and fully operational in Arbroath, the other two devices are at the RNLI Lifeboat Station and at Morrisons.

“James Williamson, of Arbroath First Responders, will carry out regular checks on all of the AEDs and also train some of the Tesco staff over the next few weeks.

“Arbroath Rotary Club welcomes the support provided by the First Responder unit.

“Overall, we are really pleased with the progress we are making with AED installation across Arbroath and the neighbouring area.

“This is a major project for our Rotary Club; one which we feel has touched the heart of the local community.

“They have demonstrated wonderful support for this project since we started it around two years ago.

“We look forward to installing the next AED, as they have proved themselves to be truly life saving.”

“We sincerely thank Tesco for assisting with this, particularly for carrying out the electrical installation work.”

Lorraine McNicoll of Tesco said: “We are pleased to support Arbroath Rotary Club with this life-saving project.

“It is wonderful to have these units spread across the town.”