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Excellent turnout at todays First Biker on the Scene training. 16  SSCBB members at the session presented by Area Lead Daz Coombs, an approved First Aid Trainer and supported by Nuco Training Ltd (Certificates, refreshments, resources and venue). And thanks to Medtree Ltd who supplied the ACT packs. The training covered Primary and Secondary surveys, recovery position, wounds and bleeding, catastrophic bleeding and helmet removal at the scene of an accident.

 

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Thank you guys for giving your time; not only to volunteer for SSCBB, but indeed to give more of your own time to learn some new skills. Well done and very much deserved.

Thanks for a great and very informative course this morning Daz, and for giving up your time. Very professionally produced and ran. Well done mate. Cheers Al 👍

A morning well invested. Any first aid support prior to the expert paramedics arriving can never be a bad thing

Can only concur with my colleagues comments above! Great course and free equipment, thank you!

Well done Daz and the team. Such useful knowledge to have for anyone especially bikers 👌🏻👍🏻🏍

Ah well done Al Birch!!!! X

Brilliant course and highly recommended to any biker not just SSCBB

Excellent course. They only course I’ve ever done that I hope I don’t get to put into practice!

Great course, learned alot today 🙂

A fantastic course that has given me the confidence to use the First Aid ⛑ if ever required. A very big thank you 🙏🏻

An excellent way to spend a morning - really well delivered. Thanks

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If reading about the work we do has made you think about #GivingBlood take a look at our website to see how easy it can be to do so!
https://ssbbgroup.org.uk/donate/give-blood/
Exciting News, weve had a letter from the Shropshire Star - we are one of the 20 organisations invited to the Presentation Awards in June. Keep those fingers crossed for us. Huge thanks to the kind folk who collected the tokens for SSCBB.

 

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Fantastic 🤞

Brilliant 🤞

Yesterday, Cheshire riders attended the Wirral Classic Car and Bike Show in the lovely Sunday sunshine!Image attachment
A few Vikings from the Hrafn Vaeringi group visited the SSCBB stand for a bit of first aid at Ride with ME

 

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I love that F 800 although an older model it looks like new. The guys/girls must take care of it.

Beautiful day at the Ride for ME event at Seighford.Image attachment

SSCBB will be there supporting this event tomorrow. Looks to be a great day and great weather forecast.⭐⭐ TICKETS NOW FOR SALE ⭐⭐

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Our most frequently asked questions -

'Where is the event taking place?'
The starting point for the ride out AND the festival venue is at Drive Me, Clanford Road, Seighford, Stafford, ST18 9QE

'Can I come if I don't ride a bike?'
Of course you can, EVERYONE is welcome at our festival. It is open to all members of the public and is suitable for any age.

'Is it disabled/wheelchair friendly?'
We have disabled parking in place, disabled toilets and the whole venue is completely flat. Most of the venue is on tarmac, however there is a tiny bit on grass for bouncy castles and a picnic sit down area.

'Is this event family friendly?'
Yes, this festival isn't just aimed at bikers. Although there will be vehicles and bikes on display, our festival is suitable for everyone!

'Will there by things for my kids to do?'
Yes, there is plenty for your kids to enjoy. We have bouncy castles, assault courses, festival games, face painting, sand art and plenty more.

'Can I bring my dog?'
Unfortunately no dogs except service dogs are aloud onto the venue.

'Can I pay on the day?'
Yes, you can buy your tickets on the gate or you can buy them in advance by messaging our Facebook page.

Please email us at ridewithm.e@outlook.com or message our Facebook page for any questions or information.
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SSCBB will be there supporting this event tomorrow. Looks to be a great day and great weather forecast.

 

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Barrie did an amazing talk,he was informative and had a lot of humour,everyone in the club spoke about how interesting he was and after he finished his talk all i heard was of how much they enjoyed the afternoon,thank you Barrie Shredd Walters.

Well done Barrie x

Was nice too meet up at rsh an I pipped you on 393 miles 🏍

Well done Barrie x

Nice one Barrie Shredd Walters

Barrie did a great talk, considering it was his first. Learnt a lot and can see why Idris supported you 👏👏

Well done mate

Excellent work and thanks for today's duty too mate

No words required !!!! Superb

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You poser Nik..

Nik still got beard on sure we could have raised some for that haha

The things you do to get a haircut Nik Trevor Bagnall

Had an excellent day, my hair isn't long enough to cut lol

Members can continue to show their #Support by ordering official #SSCBB #Clothes! There are 3 ways that you can order, find out more on our website:
https://ssbbgroup.org.uk/sscbb-clothing/

Check out Our Upcoming Events for the "Miles" Relay Ride. We are one of the three charities benefitting from this so well worth a read - an opportunity for bike riders to get involved. ... See MoreSee Less

SSCBB would like to re-assure all its many supporters that the recent unfortunate and inaccurate social media and TV publicity about the future of blood bikes groups was unfounded.
It is business as usual for blood bike groups country wide and we will all be continuing our 100% free volunteer service to our local hospitals. One blood bike group has been affected by a policy change at their local hospital, but we wish them well in sourcing other opportunities to serve their community. If you require further information about the recent social media coverage, please email: fundraising@ssbbgroup.org.uk
And SSCBB extend their thanks for your ongoing support.
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Just to keep people informed, we have ongoing meetings with trust of coventry university hospital who have unreservedly apologised for the way Warwickshire and Solihull Bloodbikes have been treated and are doing everything possible to make sure that our group carries on serving our local hospitals and we work together in the future to avoid any future problems, when we have more details we will inform the whole Bloodbike community and the public

Thanks for your support Nicola at Elliotts in Gnosall. Be gentle with our bloodbiker!

 

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I hear he's delicate 😉

No shortage of support from SSCBB volunteers at Asda Donnington Wood. Thank you all.Image attachment

 

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Well done everyone 👍😁

Were ready to roll at Asda Donnington Wood! Be lovely to see you.

 

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Not forgetting our trusty rider Neil.

In the absence of Helenand Bill Cooper, Our Daniel Hollran has taken over from Daz Coombs for having the most stuff on a SSCBB hi viz vest!

Popped down to see them, and had a word lovely people xx

I was hoping to join you for a while today but it’s my son’s birthday. I’ll do an extra hour next time 👍👍

im sure u could photo shop me in the photo

I might pop down for a bit if you need a hand?

Daniel Roberts Showing them how it's done!!

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SSCBB looking forward to supporting this event on 12th May.⭐⭐ TICKETS NOW FOR SALE ⭐⭐

Please message the page to purchase your ticket/s!

Our most frequently asked questions -

'Where is the event taking place?'
The starting point for the ride out AND the festival venue is at Drive Me, Clanford Road, Seighford, Stafford, ST18 9QE

'Can I come if I don't ride a bike?'
Of course you can, EVERYONE is welcome at our festival. It is open to all members of the public and is suitable for any age.

'Is it disabled/wheelchair friendly?'
We have disabled parking in place, disabled toilets and the whole venue is completely flat. Most of the venue is on tarmac, however there is a tiny bit on grass for bouncy castles and a picnic sit down area.

'Is this event family friendly?'
Yes, this festival isn't just aimed at bikers. Although there will be vehicles and bikes on display, our festival is suitable for everyone!

'Will there by things for my kids to do?'
Yes, there is plenty for your kids to enjoy. We have bouncy castles, assault courses, festival games, face painting, sand art and plenty more.

'Can I bring my dog?'
Unfortunately no dogs except service dogs are aloud onto the venue.

'Can I pay on the day?'
Yes, you can buy your tickets on the gate or you can buy them in advance by messaging our Facebook page.

Please email us at ridewithm.e@outlook.com or message our Facebook page for any questions or information.
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SSCBB looking forward to supporting this event on 12th May.
Community Champion at Asda Stafford, Dan, is a huge supporter of SSCBB.

 

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Good luck for a great day with us at Stafford! How's it going with you at Donnington June Walker?

we will blow u out of the park don't let me down Helenand Bill Cooper

Rocking and rolling at Asda, Stafford.
Come and say hi.  Thanks to Gary from Asda for looking after us.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Good work A team!

Its an ASDA day tomorrow! Youll find our teams at Asda Stafford and Asda Donnington Wood - thanks to their Community Champions Dan and June for welcoming us in store. A great opportunity to find out more about our charity, to join us or to make a donation  Weather looking good too! And if you cant make Saturday, well be at Asda Donnington Wood on Sunday too.
And the 15,000 job was controlled by Kath Brookes, ridden by Paul Heath on Blood Bike Bundy - samples from the Path Lab Stoke to Birmingham. The path lab guys presented Paul with a Celebration cake! Bikers love cake. And to top it off, when Paul re-fuelled Bundy at the Shell garage in Sandyford, a gentleman insisted on paying the fuel bill - Thank you Sir.Image attachment

 

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This was a great shift to be part of, even when I got wet. Loved it

Well done all Blood Biker Volunteers. Best of the Best. 🙏👏👏

Well done to all in the SSCBB Family you all deserve a big slap on the back here’s to the next big milestone

Congratulations all 🍾

North Staffs Rider, North Staffs Controller, North Staffs Bundy Bike. The 'A' team in action😉😂!! So proud to be part of it!!

Looking good mr Mackey ! 😝

Congratulations

What lovely people xx

Keep em going 😇

It's so appropriate that it was Bundy.

Paul Heath fantastic mate Great job

Nice one 😁👍

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Another milestone for our Charity! We have completed job number 15,000! Thank you to everyone that has supported #SSCBB over the years, we would not be able to do the work we do without you! 😊 🏍 ❤️ #15000Jobs  https://ssbbgroup.org.uk/

 

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Nice to see all these names. Proud to be a tiny part of what makes SSCBB amazing.

And the very first was... 🙂

We were delighted to receive a call from the members of the Claymills Classic Car Club in Burton upon Trent recently.They had made the decision to support our charity and invited rider, Dave S. to go along to collect a cheque on our behalf. These generous people presented Dave with a massive £800.00.  Huge thanks to all their members from all of us at SSCBB. So very much appreciated.

 

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Brilliant x

Were at the BFRS Careers Fair at Stafford County Showground this morning.

 

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We also welcomed “Trevor” to our UHNM stand

Great to meet you today

A pleasure to be involved.Image attachmentImage attachment
We transport a variety of other urgent medical items in addition to #Blood products, including donated #BreastMilk, which is used to feed premature babies. Find out how you can get involved here: https://ssbbgroup.org.uk/about-us/
The SSCBB teddies were selling well at Meole Brace, Bike4Life! thanks to Helen and Lynne
A local Market Drayton family lost a much-loved father and husband last year – he was James Greenwood , known by all as Jimmy. He was a keen biker and was contemplating joining our blood bike family.  Earlier this month, his family held a fundraiser, in his memory, for us. Three of our volunteers went along and parked a blood bike outside the venue so all the guests had a chance to chat to them.  We were thrilled to be invited to collect a cheque for £1035.24 from Jimmy’s daughter, Samantha. Our rider Vincent went along to collect the cheque.  Samantha said, “A huge thank you to Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Blood Bikes for their appearance at the charity night in memory of my dad, James Greenwood.”  And a big thank you from SSCBB to all your family for your generosity.Image attachment

 

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Well done all of you love Nancy and Mick x

Well done Sam, it was one of those I wish didn’t have to be there events but I wouldn’t have missed it. Your dad would be very proud. Thank you for organising it xxx

Well done! A very good cause indeed x

A fitting tribute to a great man

Absolutely brilliant James would be so proud. Well done Samantha. It was a great night too 😎 xx

Well done Sam x your dad would be proud x

So proud of you x well done xxx

You all done bloody good

Brilliant amount Sam well done all. Xx

Lovely Sam - lovely tribute to your Dad. xx

Well done Sam xxx

Fantastic x

Fabulous ❤️ Xx

Will done Sam And well done all who helped a great charity

Oh that's brilliant news, was a great night Thanks to Gail and Family nice to meet the Bikers too. Lots of love Gina Brown Shannon Brown and Family xxx

Well done xxx

Well done Sam x

A fitting tribute to my good friend.

Fantastic

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Having our SSCBB stand at Meole Brace was super. We sold lots of our merchandise - our pins were a great success. We had lots of lovely people to see us including members from other blood bike groups - Lincolnshire,Merseyside & Cheshire, MFW, Serv (think it was Oxford way). A great experience, thanks to the MAA for enabling us to be there.

Well done all.

Great day, well done everyone.

Great stuff guys. Sounds like a great day.

Sounds like it was a great day. Well done to all!

Fantastic result everyone, couldn't spend much time with you all as I was wearing my IAM RoadSmart hat this time around... Did however sign up a number of potential new riders who are doing their advanced training to ride for SSCBB 👍

Fantastic day with great friends raising money and giving back 👍🏻🏍

Well done gang

Amazing day wish I could have been there

Truly fabulous day x

Great day with an amazing choreographed display from the event entry control team. Standby it’s Strictly Come Dancing next year. 🤣🤣🤣🤣 Staci Michelle Dan Daniel Hollran Helenand Bill Cooper 😳👍🏻. Not forgetting Rich Bell who’s hands slowly emerged from his pockets 👋👋👋. Well done to all the event staff 👍🏻

Great day.

Well done everyone!

I couldn't find Ron today - why wasn't he with the other VIP's on stage etc? True legend, wish I'd seen him

Rocket Ron 5*****

Superb 👍🏻

Fantastic

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Lee Allsopp xx

Great day today 😎😎

All set up at Meole Brace ready for #Bikeforlife

 

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Getting a bit busy

Have a great day. Playing nurse inbetween jobs today.

Mrs B and meeeee 👍

Great job you are doing, wish I could be there to help.

Have a good day.

Have a good day, I can't make it this year, bikes in the menders (again!!!!!!)

Can you just put that butty abit closer to my mouth please.

See you there

OMG I wish I’d seen those teddy’s. Trying to reinforce the importance of your work on my Children’s Intensive Care Unit and things like that often have more of an effect than words. Also, who can I contact to try and arrange a visit to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital by some of your volunteer?

I'm set up bot it's a tad windy! Have left stock in boxes, already chased labels around Cosford!! See you later x

Have a good day. Sorry I can't be there but Legoland calls!!

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What people say about us

“The blood bikes are vital to getting our life saving faecal transplants to critically ill patients with C. dificile infection”

Professor Peter Hawkey, FMT Service Lead, PHE Public Health Laboratory Birmingham

“On a regular basis we need to transport samples urgently, between Shrewsbury and Telford, and also from here in Shropshire to Birmingham and beyond. In the past it has been quite difficult, out of hours, to get those samples moving quickly, so it has made a huge difference to us to be able to rely on blood bikes to get those samples moving for us.”

Debbie Jones, Support Services Care Group Director Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

“The voluntary service the blood bikes offer us has been instrumental in widening the scope of our FMT service across the country and ensuring costs are a low as possible for the NHS”

Dr Vicki McCune, FMT Service Manager PHE Public Health Laboratory Birmingham

“There is certainly times when the quicker we can get results back, the better the outcome for the patient, so blood bikes are helping to save lives and, at the same time, they are saving the NHS lots of money”

Debbie Jones, Support Services Care Group Director Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

“We are so grateful to the volunteer riders who give up their time to courier blood products and urgent samples for testing between our hospitals and the regional NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) centre in Birmingham. Every minute counts when it comes to helping seriously-ill and injured patients and being able to call on the blood bikes round the clock helps us to provide safe, effective treatment and transfusions.”

Paula Gardener, Chief Nurse Burton Hospital Trust (covering Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth)

“We very much appreciate all of their efforts and the support they give both SaTH and the wider NHS.”

Debbie Jones, Support Services Care Group Director Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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