IMG 1133Half-day course from the Red Cross

In a session organised by Charles Ancliffe, a group of fifteen locals went to the Neville Hall on Saturday morning (8th April) for a fascinating few hours learning about first aid, taught by Andy Barlow from the British Red Cross.

They learnt a lot in a short time about how to cope with various emergencies including accidents, injuries, burns, heart attacks & strokes, so that by the end they felt much more confident about how to make a positive difference by getting involved.   Practising on each other, with dummies, and with a defibrillator machine like the one we have in the phone box on The Street, WSL, they discovered how easy it is to safely give simple assistance.

All agreed that it had been hugely worthwhile.

Charles has expressed willingness to arrange further courses, so get in touch with him (directly or via the webmaster This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you are interested and would like to put your name down.  The course costs £24 per person based on 15 attending.

Here are a few photos from the day taken by Stuart Scott.  
Best not try to write here about what they're doing - to find out more, go on the course!