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Bikers help raise funds for North West Blood Bikers

Posted on - 31st January, 2019 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Charities, Preston News, Riversway
Handing over support to the blood bikers, Lee Townsend (North West Blood Bikes) and John Nichol (Bowker Motorrad)
Handing over support to the blood bikers, Lee Townsend (North West Blood Bikes) and John Nichol (Bowker Motorrad)

Dozens of bikers turned out to help raise funds for the North West Blood Bikers.

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The Seasonal Social at Bowker Motorrad in Preston had more than 100 bikers attend.

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The blood bikers receives more than 1,000 calls each month and helps deliver blood between North West hospitals which are needed for potentially life-saving operations.

Bikers raised more than £1,000 for the blood bikers with a raffle including prizes such as Superbikes tickets, Pirelli, Bell Helmets and lots of other biker goodies.

Bowker Motorrad’s John Nichol said: “Thank you to everyone who supported our Seasonal Social. The showroom was packed. And everyone gave generously to North West Blood Bikes.”

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Volunteers at North West Blood Bikes, which has more than 300 riders, receive a preferential rate and quicker booking services for bike maintenance.

Read more: Bikers ride out for Bill Head’s funeral

North West Blood Bikes Lee Townsend said: “This was a wonderful event and a generous gesture from the team and customers at Bowker Motorrad. Every donation, no matter how small or large, makes a massive difference to the service we can provide, and the local lives we save.”

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