News stories from July 2008

Volunteers learn sign language
Volunteers at St John Ambulance in Suffolk have received a special lesson in sign-language.
Redbull Air Race
Volunteer first aiders are preparing to play a major part supporting the Red Bull Air Race in London this weekend.
First aid at air festival incident
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Five people, including two children, were treated and taken to hospital by St John Ambulance Suffolk last week after an incident at the Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival.
Bikers urged to learn lifesaving skills
St John Ambulance are marking National Motorcycle Week (13-19 July) by calling on bike enthusiasts to be safe riders this summer and to commit to lifesaving training.
Schools triumph at national competition
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Pupils from Chester Park Junior School in Avon and Drayton Manor High School in London have won the Junior and Senior finals of the St John Ambulance National Schools' First Aid Competition.
First aid regulation changes
The Health and Safety Executive has announced the biggest changes to the first aid at work regulations for over a quarter of a century. We've compiled a set of questions and answers to help you understand the changes.