St John wins Pink Paper award

Still motion shot of St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance has won best ambulance service in the Pink Paper Awards 2009 – the biggest lesbian, gay and bisexual awards in Britain.

The nation’s leading first aid charity beat the North West Ambulance Service and the London Ambulance Service, who were awarded second and third place.

The charity is in good company, winning alongside band of the year, Girls Aloud, best film, Mamma Mia and hero of the year, Barack Obama.

The awards are voted by thousands of readers of the Pink Paper with the shortlist created by reader nominations.

Seamus Kelly, Deputy Chief Commissioner Operations at St John Ambulance, said: ‘We’re delighted to win this award. Our volunteers work tirelessly to care for their communities and it’s fantastic this effort has been recognised by Pink Paper readers.

‘We’re always looking for more volunteers so please get in touch to find out more about the nation’s leading first aid charity.’