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£635.00 Online donations +£112.50 Gift Aid See breakdown

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Northumbria Blood Bikes is a registered charity established by local volunteers to deliver essential blood and urgent medical supplies, out of hours, between hospitals and other healthcare sites in North East England. We cover Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland.

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Outside normal office hours, hospitals rely on taxis or couriers to transfer urgent medical supplies or test samples between hospitals and other sites. Blood Bike groups, across the country, offer to carry out this service free of charge, ensuring the limited resources of the NHS can be used where it makes a difference. Northumbria Blood Bikes' funding comes entirely from charitable donations, and the service is provided solely by volunteers, giving their own free time to help others.

Saving lives...
In critical situations, blood or other medical items need to be delivered urgently in order to save a patient's life. Blood bikes, with their distinctive livery and narrow profile, can quickly get through busy traffic to reach their destination. For bulky items, or in extreme weather conditions, we use cars too, to ensure our service is available every day of the year.

Charity number: 1166689

360 Challenge 2024

Event date: Saturday 11th May

The event starts and finishes either at Black Bull Pub, Benton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, (NE7 7XE) or from Great North Air Ambulance Service, Progress House, Urlay Nook Road, Eaglescliffe, (TS16 0QB), or from The Garage Bar & Grille, 30 Pavilion Terrace, Burnhope, Co Durham (DH7 0BN) from 8.00am onwards.
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8th Annual 360 Challenge

8th Annual 360 Challenge

John Dixon-Dawson

£20.00 raised of £500.00 target

Raising support for Northumbria Blood Bikes

Raising support for Northumbria Blood Bikes

Steve Hardwick

£35.00 raised of £100.00 target

Wanders with Willis & Wanda

Wanders with Willis & Wanda


£95.00 raised of £100.00 target



Sue N-H

£255.00 raised of £500.00 target

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