News stories from June 2008

Volunteers help fire evacuees
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St John Ambulance units from all corners of Warwickshire were called in to assist the West Midlands NHS Ambulance Service on Sunday evening to help evacuate 55 patients from a serious fire at Richmond Lodge Nursing Home in Bedworth.
Wimbledon spectators court out by heat
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Whether its sunburn or excess strawberry consumption, the players and fans at SW19 are in good hands at this years' Wimbledon tournament – thanks to St John Ambulance.
Summer Solstice
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Dedicated volunteers from Wiltshire provided overnight first aid support this weekend at the popular Summer Solstice event at Stone Henge
St John celebrates success in 2007
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Dedicated volunteers and staff at St John Ambulance are celebrating their success in 2007 with the launch of the Annual review and report for 2007.
Life saved at England match
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AS football fans all over Europe eye up international relations between clubs in the Euro 2008 action, a young London mum has been telling how she and a fellow first aider saved the life of an Italian footballer.
Royal Ascot
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Members of St John Ambulance Berkshire are in the middle of their busiest week of the year taking care of the medical needs of race goers and jockeys at Royal Ascot.
First aid at the Hoppings
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The Hoppings, Europe's biggest travelling funfair is on Newcastle Town Moor from June 20-28 and is world famous for its big rides and traditional fairground attractions and come rain or shine thousands of people go along each day.
Employees help in road accident
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Employees at our national headquarters in St Johns Lane, London, raced to the scene of a road accident this morning to give first aid care to an injured cyclist.