News stories from August 2016

Bring out the entrepreneurs in your organisation and help save lives
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Our exciting new fundraising challenge is designed to bring out the entrepreneurs in your organisation and offers your employees the chance to put their skills to the test, gain new business experience, raise money and ultimately help save lives.
Meet our heroes: St John Ambulance First Aid Champion finalists
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The First Aid Champion is awarded to an individual or individuals who have excelled in promoting first aid and educating others.
Smartphone app alert helps volunteer first aiders save a life
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Two St John Ambulance volunteers helped save the life of a martial arts enthusiast, who suffered a cardiac arrest, after they were alerted to the emergency by a revolutionary new app.
Meet our heroes: St John Ambulance Volunteer of the Year Award finalists
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With our Everyday Heroes Awards fast approaching, we want to share the incredible stories of our finalists.
Meet our heroes: St John Ambulance Community Hero finalists
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With our Everyday Heroes Awards fast approaching, we want to share the incredible stories of our finalists.
Festival goer first aid tips
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It's that time of the year again when the tents are pitched and the wellies are on. Here are our top first aid trips to keep in mind.
National first aid challenge 2016
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Every year St John Ambulance runs a first aid competition across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.
Everyday Heroes awards
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The annual St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes awards is back with over 50 incredible finalists, whose first aid stories show extraordinary courage and unwavering commitment to saving lives.