Dungeness RNLI lifeboat shore and station personnel attend a St. John Ambulance First Aid Course financed from the William Richardson Memorial Trust
A selection of volunteer station shore crew and station personnel attended a first aid course given by the St. John Ambulance service and held at the RNLI boathouse during May 2013. The day course was financed from the William Richardson Memorial Trust with the certificates being presented by his widow, Judith. After the presentation Judith who is also the station’s volunteer press officer said “it was so good to see the two volunteer charities working together to help save lives and I was honoured to be able to present the basic first aid and essential first aid certificates to those who took advantage of this St. John Ambulance course”
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