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Free first aid course could help save a life

Residents are being urged to sign up for a free first aid course next week.

The course will be run by members of St. John Ambulance and covers how to deal with serious conditions and incidents involving people of all ages.

The next course is taking place on Thursday 12 November at the Upton Hill Centre, and is open to anyone who lives or works in the Malvern Hills District. The course is free but donations are welcomed on the day towards St John Ambulance.

Cllr Rebecca Massey, portfolio holder Health and Wellbeing on Malvern Hills District Council, said: "It is fantastic we are able to offer these vital first aid courses. First aid saves lives and St. John Ambulance provides excellent training to equip us with these essential skills.

"The previous first aid course we held here was really popular, so please be quick and register".

The remaining courses will take place on:

  • Thursday 12 November at 7pm – 10pm at Upton Hill Centre
  • Saturday 21 November at 10am – 1pm at Martley Memorial Hall
  • Friday 27 November at 6pm - 9pm at Tenbury Pump Rooms
  • Saturday 12 December at 10am – 1pm at Malvern Vale Community Centre

Anyone who would like to enrol on a course please contact Jordan Cotton, Community Services, 01684 862372 or email Jordan.Cotton@malvernhills.gov.uk. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.