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  • Controllers and riders kept busy over Christmas holidays

    Controllers and riders kept busy over Christmas holidays

    As Santa Claus is sat recovering at the North Pole after a frantic 24 hours, our volunteers are also recovering after a relatively busy weekend.

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  • Controllers. Who are they?

    One of the many volunteer roles within North West Blood Bikes is that of controller. Also known as call takers, dispatchers or coordinators, the role of controller is essential for ensuring calls are answered quickly and the item is delivered efficiently to its destination. There is much more for the 46 members to do than just answering the phone.

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  • MATURE MOVES COOK UP A RECIPE TO KEEP CHARITY WHEELS TURNING

    MATURE MOVES COOK UP A RECIPE TO KEEP CHARITY WHEELS TURNING

    A local keep fit group, Kirkham, Wesham & St Annes Mature Moves Keep Fit Classes are busy raising money for North West Blood Bikes throughout 2017. They have compiled and published their own favourite dishes recipe book.

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  • Preparations underway for opening of new home

    Preparations underway for opening of new home

    North West Blood Bikes – Lancs & Lakes are preparing to open their new headquarters, and have an unusual union along the way.

    The group of volunteers who provide free transportation of urgent and emergency items between hospitals on behalf of the local NHS trusts in the North West took the keys from South Ribble Council for their new unit 5 Momentum Place, South Rings, Bamber Bridge in June this year.

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  • Spanset assist with securing our precious cargo

    Spanset assist with securing our precious cargo

    Safety equipment manufacturer Spanset have donated 250 custom made straps to us.

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  • Young farmers enjoy blood bike visit

    Young farmers enjoy blood bike visit

    As well as transporting urgent and emergency items between hospitals, our volunteers also visit local groups and societies to spread the word about the vital service that we offer.

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  • Vintage Tea Party is a great success

    Vintage Tea Party is a great success

    Becky Newton, organiser of the Vintage Tea Party writes: As you know I had a dream of bringing people together to enjoy tea and cake and we certainly did that. The community centre was dressed up in bunting, balloons, jam jars filled with flowers and delicate China crockery galore. It really did look pretty and within 20 mins of the event starting we had a person in every seat and the place was buzzing.

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  • Brockholes WI enjoy visit and talk

    Brockholes WI enjoy visit and talk

    Controller and speaker Amanda Mason writes: On Monday 19th June Richard Gross and I headed over to Garstang to meet the delightful ladies of Brockholes Women’s Institute.

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  • e-mail server maintenance

    North West Blood Bikes e-mail servers are currently undergoing planned maintenance.

    For the time being our members are unable to send and receive emails from the domain.

    We are expecting service to resume during the 11th July.

    We will reply to your emails as soon as we are able.

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  • Shooting For Charity

    Shooting For Charity

    On the 20th June 20017 a clay pigeon shoot was held at in aid of North West Blood Bikes Lancs & Lakes at Blackpool gun club Back lane Greenhalgh. The event was kindly organised by Pete Marquis (centre) of Pete Marquis Plant Hire.

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