Group News

Masons make their Mark for a new blood bike

Northumbria Blood Bikes has welcomed a donation of £18,000 from the national Mark Benevolent Fund of the Masons. This donation will purchase and equip a new motorcycle, together with fuel for its first year of service. The new motorcycle will assist the group to continue its service to the public in the North East of England.

Here come the girls

Here come the girls! (and they’re all Blood Bikers!)

This Boxing Day, the Northumbria group of the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes will be running their first ever all women shift.

‘Northumbria Blood Bikes’ is one of the member groups of The Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes. They are a voluntary organisation that provides a free, out of hours, medical essentials delivery service will be running an entire 12 hour shift on Boxing Day 2015, manned solely by women. Carrying everything from blood, surgical tools and x-rays to donated breast milk for premature babies, the Blood Bikers are the unseen emergency service.