Restart A Heart 2020: Get Hands On

  When someone collapses and stops breathing normally, it is important to quickly call 999, perform hands-only CPR and use a defibrillator (AED). Anyone can be affected by a cardiac arrest at any time and without intervention the person will quickly die. Islanders have the opportunity to learn these life-saving …

HMS Charybdis and Limbourne memorial service.

Representatives from St John have taken part in the annual memorial service to remember the lives lost in the sinking of HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne in 1943. The Royal Navy cruisers were sunk by German torpedoes during Operation Tunnel in October 1943. 504 servicemen died in the sinking and …

Marc Trickey to retire as St John Chaplain

Father Marc Trickey is to retire as Chaplain of the Commandery of St John in the Bailiwick of Guernsey after 15 years in the role. The Very Reverend Marc Trickey was appointed as County Chaplain, Bailiwick Staff, Guernsey, by the Priory Dean of St John England in 2005, having been …

Emergency Services Day 2020

The Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey has paid tribute to emergency service workers on 999 Day. 999 Day is a national initiative which started in 2017 and is a chance for all Emergency Services to be celebrated. The event is also an opportunity to remember 999 workers who have died in …

Badger and Cadet meetings to resume in September

Our youth sections start again next week (8th September). We have meetings for Badgers (5-10 year olds) on either a Tuesday afternoon or Friday afternoon and Cadet meetings (10-16 year olds) on a Tuesday or Friday evening. Our youth programmes enable young people to learn first aid, build their confidence, …

Celebrating Guernsey Together

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Bailiwick Big Day Out in the grounds of Government House at the weekend. St John Ambulance Guernsey volunteers were demonstrating one of the charity’s ambulances, as well as providing first aid cover for the event. Meanwhile staff from the Emergency Ambulance Service …