• News (29)
    The Drum (10 Dec 2018)

    Smirnoff supports Soho Angels LGBTQ+ nighttime safety initiative

    SMIRNOFF is supporting an initiative from WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL and LGBT Foundation to ensure the safety of party-goers in Soho. Trained volunteers will patrol the area providing water and pointing people towards medical attention if they need it. It is particularly targeted at LGBT+ people who frequent bars and clubs in Soho and are often threatened because of their sexual orientation. ST JOHN AMBULANCE, DRINKAWARE and the METROPOLITAN POLICE are helping to deliver the program.

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    PR Week (15 Nov 2017)

    St John Ambulance and black cab app mytaxi team up to give first-aid training to cabbies

    ST JOHN AMBULANCE has partnered with MYTAXI to ensure black cab drivers are equipped to help in emergency situations in London. The initiative entitled Knowledge+, will see taxi drivers given first-aid equipment, offered training in CPR, first aid and using a defibrillator, and advised on counter-terrorism and security training as part of a collaboration with the former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office. Taylor Herring produced two videos to support the work. One film sees mytaxi and St John Ambulance staff plus taxi drivers and members of the public discuss the new scheme, while another highlights the amount of cabbies who have been present during terror attacks or witnessed births in their vehicles.

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