‘Big thank you’ to Deborah as The One Show visits Whittlesey

Deborah Slator, who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all' was surprised and thanked by The One Show in Whittlesey

Deborah Slator (pictured), who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all' was surprised and thanked by The One Show in Whittlesey for all the hard work she does funding defibrillators for the town and surrounding villages. - Credit: Rob Windle

A popular British television show visited Whittlesey yesterday (October 6) to surprise a woman after she’d been recognised for her continued hard work to fund defibrillators for the town. 

Deborah Slator, who runs charity ‘Defibrilators for all’, was surprised by Kirsty Gallagher, presenter for BBC’s The One Show at the Buttercross.

Crowds gathered as family and friends thanked Deborah for helping to fund the defibrillators for the town and the surrounding villages. 

Deborah Slator (L) was surprised by presenter of The One Show, Kirsty Gallagher (m)and her TV crew in Whittlesey.

Deborah Slator (L) was surprised by presenter of The One Show, Kirsty Gallagher (m) and her TV crew in Whittlesey. - Credit: Rob Windle

BBC's The One Show visited Whittlesey to surprise Deborah Slator who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all'.

BBC's The One Show visited Whittlesey to surprise Deborah Slator (pictured) who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all'. - Credit: Rob Windle

Family and friends thanked Deborah Slator (pictured) for helping to fund as many defibrillators as possible for Whittlesey

Family and friends thanked Deborah Slator (pictured) for helping to fund as many defibrillators as possible for Whittlesey and the surrounding villages. - Credit: Rob Windle

Crowds gathered as family and friends got ready to thank Deborah Slator

Crowds gathered as family and friends got ready to thank Deborah Slator for helping to fund as many defibrillators as possible for Whittlesey and the surrounding villages. - Credit: Rob Windle

Special video messages were sent across and displayed on a big screen for Deborah to watch. 

The Dark Destroyer, Shaun Wallace from TV programme The Chase and so many other special people said kind words. 


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Since the surprise, those who watched have taken to social media, congratulating Deborah. 

Deborah Slator (L) was surprised by presenter of The One Show, Kirsty Gallagher (m)and her TV crew in Whittlesey.

Deborah Slator (L) was surprised by presenter of The One Show, Kirsty Gallagher (R) and her TV crew in Whittlesey. - Credit: Rob Windle

The Dark Destroyer, Shaun Wallace from TV programme The Chase and so many other people said kind words.

The Dark Destroyer, Shaun Wallace from TV programme The Chase and so many other people said kind words. - Credit: Rob Windle

BBC's The One Show visited Whittlesey to surprise Deborah Slator (pictured) who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all'.

BBC's The One Show visited Whittlesey to surprise Deborah Slator (pictured) who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all'. - Credit: Rob Windle

BBC's The One Show visited Whittlesey to surprise Deborah Slator (pictured) who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all'.

BBC's The One Show visited Whittlesey to surprise Deborah Slator (pictured) who runs the charity 'Defibrillators for all'. - Credit: Rob Windle

Family and friends gathered to thank Deborah Slator for all the work she does for the town of Whittlesey

Family and friends gathered to thank Deborah Slator for all the work she does for the town of Whittlesey and the surrounding areas. - Credit: Rob Windle

One said it was a “fitting tribute to Deborah and everything she does for our town.” 

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The recording will be shown on The One Show next week. 

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