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Cardiac arrest survivor’s life-saving battle

Lifelong Billericay Town fan Tim Butt raised more than £600 last weekend to fund a defibrillator for the Essex non-league side, as part of a personal campaign to raise awareness of “hidden” heart conditions.

Battle | Tim Butt was lucky to survive a cardiac arrest in March, and has committed himself to fundraising. (Image | Emma Webb)

Battle | Tim Butt was lucky to survive a cardiac arrest in March, and has committed himself to fundraising. (Image | Emma Webb)

Tim, 24, was lucky to survive after suffering a cardiac arrest in March, but had no idea that he had a condition which put him at risk of heart problems.

Since recovering, he has committed himself to highlighting the risk of silent cardiac conditions, and raising money for national charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

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Exclusive Interview #3: Emma Webb meets Craig Edwards

Billericay Town manager Craig Edwards was once a youth player at Arsenal (Image | thisistotalessex.co.uk)

Billericay Town manager Craig Edwards was once a youth player at Arsenal (Image | thisistotalessex.co.uk)

As TheArmchairPundits.com moves into it’s second year, we’re going to focus more on bringing you exclusive interviews from around the world of sports as a thank-you for sticking with us so far. We’ve got a couple planned in the next few weeks – hopefully #4 will be out within a fortnight – but for the first interview of 2013, Emma Webb sat down last week with Billericay Town manager Craig Edwards to discuss his season so far and life in non-League football.

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