First Aid skill courses on offer

LANARKSHIRE residents can acquire life-saving skills thanks to First Aid courses.

The St Andrew’s First Aid courses build on the weekly theory and practical sessions to ensure all those taking part are competent in mouth to mouth resuscitation, heart massage, control of bleeding, immobilization of fractures, the treatment of burns, epilepsy, diabetes as well as many other minor procedures.

The first course begins on Sunday, September 4 in Wishaw Old Parish Church at 2pm. Further information, contact Tom Donaldson on 01698 357605 or by e-mail

A course will also take place in Motherwell’s Dalziel St Andrew’s Church commencing Sunday, October 2 at 2pm. This course also offers instruction for children from eight to 15 years and further details can be obtained from Iain Cuthbertson on 01698 359671 or by e-mail