Celebrating 500 years of service to St John

Twenty-four long serving members of St John have been recognised for their commitment to the charity in Guernsey. Collectively the volunteers have given more than 500 years of service to St John in Guernsey. The Bailiff of Guernsey, Richard McMahon who presented the awards at a special ceremony at Les …

On duty with Pudsey Bear!

Last weekend some of our volunteers were on duty at the BBC Countryfile Ramble for Children in Need with the famous Pudsey Bear. Around 200 people turned up for the event, which was probably the only one of its kind in the British Isles, where people could freely meet in …

St John seeks new library co-ordinator.

The St John Ambulance Guernsey is looking for a new co-ordinator for the Community Library. The library is run by a dedicated team of volunteers and stocks a wide range of large and normal print books for people who are unable to access other libraries. As well as being open …

Long standing St John supporter retires

In forty-five years of being involved with St John, Dave Garnham has never donned a St John uniform, but despite that he has been a dedicated supporter of the charity in Guernsey. Most recently Dave has acted as the caretaker and maintenance man, looking after the St John training hall …

International St John recognition for two Guernsey members

Two members of St John Ambulance Guernsey have received international recognition for their work by being admitted into the Order of St John. Chief Operating Officer Nikki Harrison and long-serving volunteer Paul Kennedy have both been appointed as Members of the Order of St John for their service and commitment …

Volunteers Week: Helping during the pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic St John Ambulance Guernsey volunteers have been on hand to help the community. Volunteers helped deliver prescriptions and urgent groceries to people who were self-isolating, shielding or unable to get out. Among the volunteers for the initative were members of the Guernsey Motorcycle Training Scheme. Volunteers …

Volunteers Week: Thanks from Chief Ambulance Officer

Guernsey’s Chief Ambulance Officer has marked Volunteers Week by thanking members of the St John Ambulance decontamination team who have been supporting the Emergency Ambulance Service during the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Mapp said: “I’d like to thank all the volunteers who have given their time to help over the past …