Lifesaving event at The Forum Shopping Centre 

On Friday 18th and Saturday 19th March, The Forum Shopping Centre in Sittingbourne teamed up with St John Ambulance to host a special Save a Life event.

Throughout the two days, many shoppers took part in 21 short sessions where they were taught essential first aid training including how to administer adult and infant CPR, how to stop choking, how to identify a stroke and how to stop bleeding.

Up to 150,000 lives in the UK could be saved every year if more people had basic first aid training. According to a survey commissioned by St John Ambulance, 59% of people wouldn’t feel confident enough to perform first aid with 24% saying they wouldn’t do anything and instead wait for an ambulance to arrive. 

Monica Rana, Centre Manager of The Forum Shopping Centre, commented:

“I would like to thank St John Ambulance for hosting the Save a Life event, it was extremely helpful and proved very popular with our shoppers. It’s essential to teach people first aid as it gives them the confidence to help in an emergency situation.”

latest news

Christmas Jumpers!
It's Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 13th December in aid of Save the Children - these festive…
Read more

Extra date added for Santa Saturdays!
Santa has found some space in his packed diary to fit in an extra visit to the centre this…
Read more

Free Children's Singing and Drama Workshop
Free Children's Singing and Drama Workshop 3rd and 10th December 4-6pm at Costa Coffee.
Read more

Kent Volunteering Award 2019 awarded to Historical Research Group
The HRGS and the Heritage Hub volunteers were delighted to receive a Kent Volunteering Award 2019…
Read more

Customer Information
CUSTOMER INFORMATION Please note there will be partial closures to the surface car park at…
Read more

Halloween at The Forum - Friday 25th October
Join in with the spooky fun this half-term with trick or treat and free face painting. Plus go…
Read more

Fresh fruit & veg available at The Forum!
A big Forum welcome to our new Fruit & Vegetable stall which will be open 7 days a week,…
Read more

The Forum supporting Stand Up 2 Cancer
Stand Up 2 Cancer runs through the whole of October and on the 19th October here the centre we are…
Read more

The Forum Bauble Selfie Competition
Win one of 2 £25 The Works vouchers up for grabs!
Read more

Santa Saturdays at The Forum
Santa Saturdays are back - visit Santa in his grotto on 7th, 14th & 21st December and receive…
Read more

opening hours

Monday - Saturday
Sunday

8am - 6pm
9am - 4pm

RSPCAHays TravelBrowBuzzBonmarcheCancer ResearchClinton CardsCostaF HindsThe Heritage HubNew LookSaversPoundstretcherPeacocksVPZ02SpecsaversTimpson LtdThe WorksWarren James

We use cookies to help provide you with the best possible online experience.
By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. You can find out more and set your own preferences here.