THE locations of new defibrillators to increase the chances of survival for heart attack victims in Lancashire have been announced.

New devices, or in some cases special cabinets to attach to buildings to make sure existing ones are publicly available 24 hours day, set to be installed at community venues across the county.

The new defibrillator provision is thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers campaign.

The locations were selected from nominations submitted by the public.

The new locations include: Child Action North West Wilpshire, defibrillator and cabinet; Hillingdon SPAR Burnley, defibrillator and cabinet; Church of St Mary of the Assumption Burnley, defibrillator and cabinet; Coates Lane Primary School, Barnoldswick, defibrillator and cabinet; St Nicholas Church Of England Primary School Church, defibrillator and cabinet; The Black Dog Oswaldtwistle, defibrillator and cabinet; Whitworth Library, defibrillator and cabinet; Chorley Sea Cadets, defibrillator; The Golden Lion,Higher Wheelton, cabinet ; and St Laurence Church of England Primary School Chorley, defibrillator and cabinet

Cllr Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council, said: “I am delighted that this lifesaving equipment is to be installed across Lancashire, and that it is the County Council that is helping to make this happen.

“Lancashire Lifesavers has been an absolutely brilliant campaign.