Learn life-saving skills with the Save a Life September campaign

YOUNG people in Boston can learn life-saving skills with a special charity event on Sunday.

St John Ambulance the first aid charity will run its annual Save a Life September campaign from tomorrow (Saturday).

Launched last year, the successful scheme saw more than 70,000 people receive free first aid guides.

But this year, the charity says it wants to reach even more people ‘to equip them with vital first aid skills’.

Throught September the charity will will giving free demonstrations.

In Boston, this will take place on Sunday at the Boston Youth Safety Event, in Carlton Road, from 10am-4pm.

Carl Makins head of community training for St John Ambulance in the East Midlands said: “Learning first aid is one of the single most important things you can do in your life. you never know when you may need it - at work, at home, in school, playing sport - you just don’t know.

“With basic first aid skills, anyone can be the difference between a life lost or a life saved – and what coud be more imprtant than saving someone’s life?”

For more details about the charity campaign contact 08700 104950 mor visit www.sja.org.uk/sals