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St John donates first aid kit for green initiative

Claire Gilbody-Dickerson

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St John Healthcare is donating a first aid kit to a local environmental charity as it launches a year-long initiative aimed at keeping Guernsey litter-free.

The Womble 52 project, organised by the Clean Earth Trust, will approach 52 local businesses to get them signed up to a week each of green activity.

The first aid kit will be given to businesses alongside gloves, sacks and litter picking tools.

Gina Gooding, commercial manager at St John, said: “We were only too pleased to provide a first aid kit free of charge to support the work of the Clean Earth Trust.

St John Guernsey

“While we hope it isn’t needed, it is important to be prepared to cope with minor injuries when taking part in outdoor activities like this. We hope our support will also encourage other organisations toget involved and help keep Guernsey looking at its best.”

Andrew Munro, from the Clean Earth Trust, said he was “delighted” about St John’s contribution.

“The first aid kit is an incredibly useful addition to the kit that we loan out to businesses during their week, and we appreciate the support that St John have shown us.”

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