SJRC BBQ Fundraising Event – Aug 2016

The St John Rescue Corps organised its annual BBQ at the Fort on Saturday 27th August. This fundraising event was very well attended by Corps’ members, their relatives and friends.

Home Fire Safety Awareness Campaign – Aug 2016

St John Rescue Corps has awarded the tender for the supply and delivery of one (1) panel van for the project Home Fire Safety Awareness Campaign (VOPS 54/2016). Tender awarded to Ventur Motor Centre Co Ltd. Total cost of panel van Euro 14,000 (incl. VAT). The Home Fire Safety Awareness…

Lifeguard Duty at Constance, Germany Duty – Aug 2016

On the 13th of August, members of the St John Rescue Corps (SJRC) joined the DLRG (German Life Saving Association) of Constance in a stand-by duty during the Constance Lake Festival 2016 which is one of the largest annual events in Constance. This festival attracts 50,000 visitors for open-air live…

EU Exhange of Experts Programme – Jun-Jul 2016

Members of the St John Rescue Corps participated in another EU Exchange of Experts overseas training organised by the Austrian Fire & Rescue Academy and DLRG of Konstanz between the 27th of June to the 4th of July 2016. The first part of the Exchange of Experts programme took place…

Isle of MTV Concert Duty – Jun 2016

Members of the St John Rescue Corps were once again on duty during the Isle of MTV concert at the granaries, in Floriana that was held on the 28th June.

St John’s Day Commemoration – Jun 2016

On the 25th June, St John Rescue Corps commemorated St John’s Day at St George’s Square at Valletta. During this event the general public followed rescue demonstrations. Rescue vehicles and equipment were on display during the event. Her Excellency Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta, attended the event which…

St John’s Bonfire – Jun 2016

St John Rescue Corps rekindled the tradition of lighting a bonfire at Fort Madalena on the eve of the feast of St John the Baptist, patron saint of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. St John’s Bonfires (Huggiega ta’ San Gwann) is a traditional event celebrated around the world…

Training – Jun 2016

St John Rescue Corps participated in a training exercise at Għajn Tuffieħa on preparing shelter accommodation in case of emergency due to natural disasters. This training is part of the EU programme PACES – Preparedness for Appropriate accommodation in Emergency Shelters.

Firefighting Emergency Call – May 2016

The fire team of the St John Rescue Corps assisted the CPD to control a fierce fires which appear to have started in two containers which were outside factories in Bulebel industrial estate. The flames were coming out of a detergents factory. This emergency call out took place on 24th…

Blood Donation – April 2016

Eight volunteers from St John Rescue Corps grouped up and went to donate blood on Sunday 17th April.