News stories from April 2011

First aid for Royal Wedding well-wishers
Hundreds of volunteers from St John Ambulance were on hand over the weekend to make sure that London’s Royal Wedding celebrations passed in safety.
Volunteers to be the difference at the royal wedding
As London prepares to play host to royal wedding celebrations on April 29, hundreds of St John Ambulance first aiders will be on duty to ensure that the event is remembered for the right reasons.
Marathon treatment figures
St John Ambulance volunteers gave first aid to 4623 runners at this year's Virgin London Marathon.
Virgin London Marathon 2011
The streets of London will be filled with thousands of athletes again this year for the Virgin London Marathon 2011 and St John Ambulance's volunteers will be providing care for both runners and crowds.
First Aid Awareness Week
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To mark First Aid Awareness Week St John Ambulance, along with other leading first aid societies, is promoting the value of learning first aid.
Nominees for Public Spirited Award sought
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The Public Spirited Award is one of the annual honours awarded by the Ambulance Service Institute. Each year they recognise outstanding actions or exemplary service by individuals or teams.