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Emergency Supplies


Transported out of hours to save lives

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Volunteers Riding


Evenings, Weekends & Bank Holidays

A group of Blood Bikers and their bikes

Transporting


Blood, Samples, Breast Milk & Much More

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Ride Your Own


Non liveried bikes too

A group of Blood Bikers and their bikes

Volunteer Controllers


You don’t have to ride, you can Control the Riders

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Welcome to

North West Blood Bikes Lancashire and Lakes


Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you will continue to support the work we do.

Our mission

To provide a professional voluntary out of hours transport service to our local NHS hospitals by carrying urgent and emergency blood, platelets, samples, donor breast milk, patient notes, theatre equipment, in fact anything that can be carried by motorcycle, between hospitals that is urgently required. We began in May 2012 and as the counter shows the number of call outs we are completing is growing exponentially.

We provide this service through the night, at weekends and Bank Holidays enabling hospital funding to be better spent on patient care. Your help in doing this is always appreciated.


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Latest News.

  • CALLING ALL MOTORCYCLISTS

    Do you enjoy riding - Silly Question! Would you save a life if you could - Silly Question! Have you held a bike licence for more than two years? Do you have your own bike? Would you like to team up with like minded Bikers? Then what’s stopping you? Come and join North West Blood Bikes Lancs & Lakes.

    If you don’t ride, can you answer a phone and work a computer? Then be a Controller for us.

    2014: We helped all the hospitals save around a quarter of a million pounds which would help them give patients better care, and we helped save lives too by getting urgently wanted items to the hospitals, even donor breast milk for poorly premature babies.

    Come and join us, if you find it’s not for you then you leave, no harm done and new friends made. GO ON, YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO :-)

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  • Annual General Meeting

    Just a reminder to all members, the AGM takes place at 10:00 on Sunday 26th April 2015 at the Masonic Hall, Cunliffe Street, Chorley. PR7 2BR.

    Besides the general business, it is the time when the committee for the following year is chosen, and this year an invitation has gone out to bring items you wish to give or sell to other members, however to ensure this does not this interfere with the running of the meeting, the “Bring & Buy” sale will take place following the AGM.

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  • 12,000 Call Outs

    In the evening of Wednesday 8th April 2015, with a new Controller, Jo Kenyon-Swift in charge, and veteran Rider Peter Haworth, we reached 12,000 call outs within our first 3 years of operating.

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Want to help and join us?

You can always read our Newsletters here to see what we are doing and who is supporting us. If you think you can help, come and join us. You don’t have to be able to ride a bike, although we constantly need riders, you can join us as a Controller, which basically means you stay at home and receive re-directed calls from any of our Hospitals. Then it’s a case of looking on the Duty sheets and sending a rider to do the run, or you can join us as a Fundraiser.

Whichever way you can help we will welcome you on board what we think is the best Blood Bike group in the Country. Just click the “Volunteer” button below."

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  • 3 Sisters Race Day

    Tuesday 12 May 2015 - 2:00 PM.

    Great day out for all bikers

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  • Controller Meeting

    Sunday 17 May 2015 - 10:30 AM.

    10:30 on Sunday 17th May there is a Controller meeting at:
    Global Renewables Ltd
    Environmental Education Centre,
    Farington Waste Recovery Park,
    Sustainability Way,
    Leyland,
    Lancashire,
    PR26 6TB ( use PR26 6LZ for SatNav )

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  • Morecambe & District MCC Ride

    Sunday 24 May 2015 - 10:00 AM.

    Departing from Queen Victoria Hospital Morecambe at 10:00 on Sunday 24th May 2015, Morecambe & District MCC are holding a charity bike ride, from QVH to Furness General, then on to Kendal ASDA, Westmorland General and....

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More Events.

Our newsletters are published here for everyone to see what we get up to either on duty or when we’re off duty, please read and enjoy. If you have anything you think would fit in our newsletter please let the Editor know.

April 2015

April 2015

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