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
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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
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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
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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
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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.