NWBB-LL News

  • Change of Chairman

    Change of Chairman

    After 7 years as the Chairman of NWBB Lancs & Lakes, Paul Brooks, who was a joint founder of the charity along with Graham Jones, has stood down as the Chairman, although remains a Trustee and Rider. Paul said: “NWBB Lancs & Lakes has turned out to be a great

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  • 7 Years and counting

    On 2nd May this year we will have been operational for 7 years and will have responded to 64,000 call outs.

    All our 423 Members have done an amazing job, either controlling the riders, or being a rider, or fundraiser and spreading the word about who we are.

    Each call out we respond to not only helps the NHS Hospitals, but also the patients waiting for Blood, analysis of their samples,

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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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  • 40 Years together

    40 Years together

    A special thanks to Mr & Mrs Hunter of Penwortham for thinking of us when they celebrated their Ruby Wedding and donating £120 to help us keep our fleet on the road. A lovely gesture and a big thanks to them.

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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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  • 60,000 Call outs

    At 22:00 hrs on Tuesday 12th February 2019, exactly 6 years 10 months and 10 days, since we started operating we have reached 60,000 call-outs from our local NHS Hospitals.

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  • Chairman's Bit

    2019 Chairman’s Bit

    Well, 2019 has come along and in May we reach our seventh anniversary, which will also herald the time when our Chairman Elect, Simon Hanson, steps in to take over what I have had the privilege of doing since we started,

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  • BBC Radio Lancashire Interview

    BBC Radio Lancashire Interview

    Last night a selection of members from the charity took part in an interview with BBC Radio Lancashire, live from our Head Quarters at Bamber Bridge. They discussed the work of the charity and how it helps to save the NHS money. A number of members were interviewed and talked about the different roles that they do and how they all come together to fulfil the aims of the charity.

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  • Great North Run

    Great North Run

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  • Push Bike Fundraising Challenge

    Push Bike Fundraising Challenge

    We are delighted to announce that 2 push biking colleagues are participating in a challenging fundraising event to raise money for our Blood Bike charity. Martin and Colette Whelan are taking part in the Deloitte Ride Across Britain…

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