Norfolk Blood Bikers raise awareness of their vital work

Charity volunteers Iain Grimes and Les Spencer with John Collins from Swaffham Lions.

Charity volunteers Iain Grimes and Les Spencer with John Collins from Swaffham Lions. - Credit: Archant

A charity which plays a vital role in supporting the NHS has been raising awareness of its work.

A charity which plays a vital role in supporting the NHS has been raising awareness of its work.

SERV Norfolk is run by volunteers and transports blood, plasma, platelets, samples, vaccines, donor breast milk and any other medical items to hospitals - at night, daytime weekends and bank holidays. This service is provided free of charge.

SERV Norfolk, better known at Norfolk Blood Bikers, have given a talk to Swaffham Lions.

The Norfolk branch of the service was formed in 2011 with a team of volunteers and two bikes. The group receive no government funding and rely on donations and fund raising. The group now has 60 riders and 15 controllers, eight bikes and two cars.


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More than 1,000 trips were made last year covering 11,000 miles. Following the talk, Swaffham Lions donated £500 to the charity.

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