Posted: Sat 20th Feb 2016

St John Cymru winner gets shown behind the scenes

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Feb 20th, 2016

As part of a St John Cymru project, Joshua has been given this opportunity due to an exciting project he completed on the environment and recycling whilst also showing a talent for first aid. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

During the tour Joshua was shown how South Wales Police dogs train and live. He met Keiko, Sterling and Sheley during a training session displaying skills of search and tracking. After this Joshua took a tour around the kennels which is home for the police dogs. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Joshua Mainwaring said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Seeing how the animals live, work and play was amazing! I never thought that by volunteering and doing something I love I would be able to experience something like this.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Joshua was also lucky enough to visit the South Wales Police Mounted section where he saw the horses Samson, Bodie, Charlie , Max, George, Marley and Bailey. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Keith Dunn OBE, Chief Executive for St John Cymru Wales said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Joshua had this experience due to his number of bagdes, achievements and dedication to the organisation. As a young boy he is an inspiration and role model. I foresee Joshua being a future leader with St John Cymru Wales.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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