Archive of : Events

  • Media release - 10 Years of North West Blood Bikes Serving the NHS.

    North West Blood bikes Lancs and Lakes - registered charity 1147282 - have been providing volunteer motorcyle transport support to the NHS across Lancashire and South Lakes for ten years. The Charity was officially registered on 12th May 2012. So on Thursday evening 12th May 2022 Blackpool Tower will be lit red as many of the NWBB volunteers, supporters and stakeholders gather to celebrate the occasion.

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  • StAidans Bamber Bridge- Christmas Tree Festival - 4th -12th December

    StAidans Bamber Bridge- Christmas Tree Festival - 4th -12th December

    Here at Website Towers we aren’t that well up on ecclesiastical geography but what is probably the Parish Church for our HQ, (St Aidan’s Bamber Bridge) are having a week long Christmas Tree Festival this year starting on 4th December.

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  • Sainsbury's Bamber Bridge & Morecambe

    Both the stores of Sainsbury’s at Bamber Bridge and Morecambe have been collecting for us over the past 12 months and it is coming to a close. The staff at both stores have been great, but we mustn’t forget the customers who have helped us by donating. All the money collected helps us keep our fleet of emergency bikes on the road and our volunteers in fuel.

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  • June Baker Singers

    June Baker Singers

    For the past 12 months the June Baker Singers have been fundraising for us. This week members Paul Cull and Dave Lakeland attended a presentation of cheques totalling a massive £1354. They also very kindly serenaded Paul as it was his birthday! Thank you so much!

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  • Leyland Festival 16th June 2018 – Forgot to pack the ark!

    Leyland Festival 16th June 2018 – Forgot to pack the ark!

    After weeks of glorious sunshine we should have known better than to bring out the central area gazebo. Our third major event of the year and our third wet one! Despite the weather we had a fabulous time and had an excellent attendance of members from all areas. Along with some new faces, we had the pleasure of the lovely Gary Warn who is once again an active member in North West Blood Bikes proving that once you join this amazing group there is just no escape!

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  • Goosnargh and Whittingham Women’s Institute

    Goosnargh and Whittingham Women’s Institute

    Within Central Lancs area lies the beautiful rural village of Goosnargh, a village that our riders pass through on most days. It is also the home of the Goosnargh and Whittingham Women’s Institute who meet in the village hall, which is where Mike Hockney and I caught up with them and delivered a talk on what we do at North West Blood Bikes and how this benefits their community.

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  • West Lancashire Freemasons Aid ‘Blood Bikes’ To Deliver.

    West Lancashire Freemasons Aid ‘Blood Bikes’ To Deliver.

    In response to an appeal by local charity ‘North West Blood Bikes’(NWBB) for help in replacing their ageing fleet of motorbikes, Freemasons from West Lancashire were swift to respond. Their own, local West Lancashire Freemasons’ Charity (WLFC) were delighted to be able to present two, brand new BMW R1200RT-P motorbikes, complete with all the necessary additional equipment, to enable this voluntary emergency organisation to continue supporting our local hospitals and NHS.

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  • Ghost Bikes Grand Opening Event 10th March 2018

    Ghost Bikes Grand Opening Event 10th March 2018

    Becky Newton, Events and Talks Coordinator for our Central area writes:

    What a start to Central area’s events for 2018! We were contacted only a week before the grand opening of Ghost Bikes’ new premises in Preston and at short notice it was a big ask to pull it all together, but we did it with a brilliant turn out of members from all areas including those from another Blood Bike Group! Not seen so many people in Hi Viz or so many liveried bikes in a long while

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  • Blood, Sweat & Cheers.... All In The Name Of Charity.

    Blood, Sweat & Cheers.... All In The Name Of Charity.

    Rotarians from 5 clubs in Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley joined forces to organise a Charity Fundraising Dinner for NW Blood Bikes Lancs & Lakes. The event was held at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington on Saturday 24th February. A total of £4000 was raised for the charity which will be presented at an event soon. Read more…..

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  • Charity Fundraising Cabaret Dinner Dance

    Charity Fundraising Cabaret Dinner Dance

    In aid of North West Blood Bikes Lancs & Lakes the Rotary Clubs in East Lancashire are jointly organising this Dinner Dance. To be held at 6:30pm on Saturday 24th February 2018.

    Featuring Voce a 4 piece male vocal group from Cumbria.

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