WATCH: Hannah Cockroft and Lizzie Jones join Crossley Heath pupils on 'Restart a Heart Day'

Paralympic superstar Hannah Cockroft was among a selection of 25,000 school students across Yorkshire to learn life-saving skills yesterday.

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 9:35 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 10:38 am
Paralympic superstar Hannah Cockcroft was among the trainees.

She was joined by the much-loved soprano and philanthropist Lizzie Jones at Crossley Heath School as part of the 'Restart a Heart Day' initiative.

Lizzie, who's professional rugby league-playing husband Danny tragically died during a match because of an un-diagnosed heart condition in 2015, addressed the crowd on the importance of the importance of CPR skills.

Halifax resident Neil Davidson, who's life was saved when his heart was re-started by his son during a cardiac arrest last year, also spoke to staff and pupils.

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Paralympic superstar Hannah Cockcroft was among the trainees.
Pupils at Crossley Heath school learnt vital skills.
Hannah and Lizzie join staff.