News stories from September 2014

Newcastle student first aiders stage 12 hour CPR-athon
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On 30 September 2014, St John Ambulance volunteers are staging a fun 12 hour CPR-athon at Newcastle University campus to raise funds for new life saving training equipment for the local community.
Step out to support our Superhero Stroll
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Walkers young and old are stepping out to support our life saving work as part of our fun first aid fundraiser - the Superhero Stroll, which launched this month.
Celebrate Like a Hero
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Our new campaign film Celebrate Like a Hero calls on football fans across the country to download our free first aid app and be a hero.
Great North Run 2014
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Last weekend St John Ambulance North East volunteers helped provide vital first aid cover at the Bupa Great North Run.
Bingley Music Festival
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Last weekend St John Ambulance volunteers used their life saving first aid skills to help 99 people at Bingley Music Live.
St John Ambulance to join forces with Babcock International Group
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Today we’re delighted to announce the launch of our brand new partnership with Babcock International Group.
New research shows people unlikely to help in an emergency without first aid skills
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St John Ambulance has published new research showing that a new law to protect everyday heroes from being sued if they help in an emergency will have little effect unless people have the skills to save a life.
How to stay safe and treat sunburn
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Us Brits are known for getting out our short summer clothes as soon as possible to lap up the summer sun. But noone wants to look like a tomato! Make sure you stay safe and know what to do.