Latest news from St John Ambulance

Somerset teen named National Cadet of the Year 2014
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Adam Evans, 17, is National Cadet of the Year 2014, having topping the very best of our country’s young volunteers for the prestigious title.
Marathon feat for our first aiders
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Thousands of runners suffering from minor injuries and medical problems were able to cross the finish line at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon with the help of 1,200 St John Ambulance volunteers.
1,200 first aiders ready for the Virgin Money London Marathon
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With more than 34,000 athletes running this year's Virgin Money London Marathon, our volunteer first aiders will be lined every 35 metres along the 26.2 mile course, this Sunday, 13 April
Our fundraisers are trained with life saving skills
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Forty more of our fundraisers have recently been first aid trained to be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.
Unleash your inner superhero and help save lives
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We are challenging people to unleash their inner superhero with two fantastic new fundraising events – the Superhero Skydive and the September Superhero Stroll.
Everyday Heroes honoured for first aid achievements at awards night
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The nation’s first aid lifesavers were honoured last night at our star-studded awards event, Everyday Heroes, attended by HRH The Countess of Wessex and hosted by TV presenter Tess Daly.
Army doctor’s marathon fundraising feat
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An army doctor will be taking this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon in his stride to support the life saving work of St John Ambulance.
Young volunteers honoured at Buckingham Palace
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Our youth volunteers were honoured at the Young Achievers' Reception, hosted at Buckingham Palace.
Join Caroline at this year’s Great North Run
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Runner Caroline Linares will complete the Bupa Great North Run in September to support St John Ambulance (SJA,) after being helped by the charity’s first aiders during the Virgin London Marathon.
Runner reunited with life savers to finish the race after cardiac arrest
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Runner Michael Andrews reunited, on 1 March, with St John Ambulance volunteers who saved his life after collapsing during the Ashbourne Half Marathon last September.

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