News stories from May 2011

Young people awarded for life saving work
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Twenty brave, young individuals were recently commended for their life saving actions at St John Ambulance’s annual Young First Aider of the Year Awards.
Daybreak donate a day
Simon Cowell, Pixie Lott and Paul O’Grady are among the stars that have pledged their support to ITV1 Daybreak’s Donate a Day initiative launching on Monday 23 May 2011. St John Ambulance is one of the charities chosen for viewers to donate time to.
Schoolgirl commended for saving boy's life
A Thrapston schoolgirl has been commended for first aid actions that saved a boy's life – only weeks after completing a St John Ambulance training course at school.
New radio campaigns launches
St John Ambulance is launching two new radio adverts this week (9 May 2011) to stop listeners in their tracks and encourage them to learn how to save a life.
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.