News stories from November 2008

St John Ambulance rushes to the aid of communities in Lancashire after major fire breaks out
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St John Ambulance has been called out to provide emergency assistance in response after more than 300 people are evacuated following a major fire in Blackpool, Lancashire.
Spooky Sleepover success
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Brave volunteers survived a night in ghostly surroundings at a Spooky Sleepover recently, to fundraise for St John Ambulance.
Volunteers saddle up for busy weekend
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St John Ambulance volunteers in Gloucestershire are saddling up for one of their busiest weekends of the year as they prepare to provide first aid cover at the Cheltenham Open.
Carers course celebrates a year of support
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Over 80 carers from all over Devon have overwhelmingly welcomed a special course created by St John Ambulance which is celebrating its first successful year.
Sussex Big Sleep Out
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St John Ambulance's first ever 'Big Sleep Out' fund and awareness raiser is taking place in Brighton on the evening of Friday 28 November.
Taking over at the top
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Six young people stepped into the top jobs at St John Ambulance National Headquarters, and shared their thoughts on how the organisation should be run, as part of 11 MILLION Takeover Day.
Lord Mayor shows his support for first aid vision
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Volunteer first aiders are preparing to celebrate a particularly special presence in the Lord Mayor's Show proceedings this weekend.
Honouring and caring on Remembrance Sunday
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Members of St John Ambulance in London will be honouring those who gave their lives during the two World Wars and providing medical assistance at this Sunday's National Act of Remembrance in Whitehall.