RIP Jim Kingsbury

Blood Bikes Wales are very sad to announce that we have sadly lost one of our former members Jim Kingsbury. Jim joined the charity in February 2016 and from the first moment was an active fundraiser and rider in our West area. Being a charge nurse himself he was no...
We’re still here

We’re still here

Whilst we were busy preparing for our AGM this number crept up on us. Another record-breaking month. Well done and thank you to all our volunteers and supporters that made this possible. And to our NHS, we are still here for you....

A reason why

We welcomed a new rider Mark onto our team today. This was his impression of his first shift. This is why we do it!
The campaign continues

The campaign continues

We are proud to share with you today our July total. July 2020 has seen us hit 19,000 jobs since we first started our services in April 2013. July has also seen us hit over 4,000 jobs this year alone, and now July has trumped previous months in the monthly job count....
The work continues

The work continues

The start of another month and we’re off and running. Controller Stephen overseeing a relay from Ysbyty Glan Clwyd to Jimmy’s in Leeds and a first handover to our neighbours in Merseyside & Cheshire Blood Bikes. Tomorrow controller Conrad will be...
Another busy month for our volunteers

Another busy month for our volunteers

We did it, we hit 700 jobs with 9 days left in June, but now we can show the total breakdown for June, we hit over 800 jobs! Our work would not be possible without the support from our members, and you, our supporters, who have been keeping us going with your messages...
3-way relay

3-way relay

Relays are not uncommon. A 3-way relay is unusual though. Controller Steve arranged this urgent relay on Saturday 27th June with our Wrexham rider Phil, Merseyside & Cheshire Blood Bikes, and Blood Bikes Manchester. We are aware of the life-changing outcome that...
It’s what we do but …. wow!

It’s what we do but …. wow!

In April we broke our all-time record for jobs completed.  In May this was surpassed by some margin with 693 jobs completed.  Today, 21st June with 9 days left in the month we have passed 700 jobs. I think I speak for all of Blood Bikes Wales, indeed all Blood Bikers...
Volunteer groups pass the baton in 190 mile relay

Volunteer groups pass the baton in 190 mile relay

Last Friday, 12th June our duty controller Helen took a call from Morriston Pathology Lab asking for us to courier some samples to Great Ormond Street Hospital the following Wednesday.  Within a few minutes, Helen had contacted controllers of 2 other Blood Bikes...
693 jobs in May!

693 jobs in May!

April was a record-breaking month for the charity as we completed 514 jobs for our NHS. May has surpassed even that impressive total. 693 jobs!!! Every single job was free of charge to our NHS.  Every single job was made possible by a team comprised entirely of...