Accident on A69 - Fri 15th January

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Northumbria Blood Bikes regret to announce that one of our volunteers was involved in a road traffic accident at approx 19:00 this evening, while on active duty on the A69 Eastbound near Ovingham. The rider was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle. They have a broken clavicle and a broken elbow, together with multiple minor injuries, but is expected to make a complete recovery.

Website Maintenance This Weekend

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The NBB website will undergo essential maintenance between the 6th and 9th February.  

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minmum but there will be times during this period when our website is unavailable.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



You've got to hand it to the Ladies

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You’ve Got to Hand it to the Ladies!

This Boxing Day, the lady members of Northumbria Blood Bikes will be operating the first ever all-

female Blood Bike shift, an entire 12 hour shift on Boxing Day 2015, delivered solely by women.

Northumbria Blood Bikes, is the north east’s voluntary organisation that provides a free, out of 

hours, medical urgent and emergency item courier service, so across the Christmas and New Year 

period it’s volunteers will be out in all weathers making sure that Blood (and all the other vital 


We're on the Run, the Great North Run 2016

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All of our places on the Great North Run 2016 have been filled. Please watch this space later this year for possible places for GNR 2017.


Last year (or is it this year), Northumbria Blood Bikes obtained 10 sponsored places for the Great North Run, and 10 people took part in the 2015 race, raising over £6,000 on our behalf (not to mention the countless other people who did the run and gathered sponsorship themselves for our benefit.

Members Open Meeting December 3rd at 19:00

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Ellison Building EBA001 tiered lecture theatre

Same building as usual but a different room, just off the main foyer "easy to find" (famous last words)

YOUR CHANCE TO CATCH UP, MEET OTHER MEMBERS, and ask that question you always wanted answering ...

Northumbria University Newcastle City Campus, 2 Ellison Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 8ST

Information also on forum and by personal email


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