Today is the Feast day for St John the Baptist, so to celebrate the work of St John’s Ambulance, we will be lighting up the Cathedral green.

During the pandemic their unpaid volunteers have given thousands of hours supporting the NHS by providing ambulances and crews, in A&E units and by providing specific training to the military and other volunteers. They have also played a vital role in the COVID-19 vaccination roll out having trained thousands of volunteers to administer the vaccine and support NHS vaccination centres throughout the country. Their work is selfless and generous and we wanted to contribute to saying a big thank you to this wonderful organisation.