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Training facilities will help pay for charitable work

The Isle of Man branch of St John Ambulance has a new training facility, thanks to a donation from the Manx Lottery Trust.

The facility was officially opened by former St John commander on the Island Robin Oake, who is now an international figurehead for the organisation.

St John Ambulance has around 150 adult volunteers in the Isle of Man, and a similar number of youth members in the cadets and badgers.

Chairman of the Council of St John Ambulance over here Roger Berry says the new facilities were vital to sustain operations:

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