Newly donated motorcycle joins the fleet

Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes are delighted to announce the addition of a new BMW R1250 into their fleet of operational blood bikes.

Seen here at the recent unveiling at an event in Bradford, Stewart Carley from the Provincial Grand Chapter of Yorkshire West Riding, handed the keys to Whiteknights West Yorkshire Manager, Andy Dickens.

“As we enter into our busy period of the winter months, having a new bike available to our riders is hugely appreciated,” said Andy.

The new machine is called Victoria and is named after Stewart’s daughter. Stewart is among the first few recipients to be awarded the certification of “Whiteknights Champion” for their contribution to the sustainability of our charity.

Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes receive major funding from GirderFork Motorcycle club

Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes have this week received a major financial boost to support the charity over their forthcoming busy winter season.

Girder Fork Classic Motorcycle club have donated £1500 raised through their annual ‘Big Bike Sunday’ Classic motorcycle event held at Skipton Auction Mart.

Pictured receiving the donation are Whiteknights Fleet Manager, Steve Annakin, Blake Hemmingway from GFMCC, Whiteknights West Yorkshire Manager, Andy Dickens, and Whiteknights North Yorkshire Manager, Paranjit Bharaj.

Whiteknights volunteer, Advanced-Qualified riders transport urgent blood samples for testing between hospitals overnight and at weekends right across the Yorkshire region.

“One Rider” Campaign recruits start Operational Duties in South Yorkshire.

This weekend we are delighted to announce that Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes South Yorkshire region has two new recruits on Operational Duty. Advanced-Qualified Volunteer Riders Adam, (left) and Ian, (right) are pictured. This is a result of our “One Rider” Facebook Campaign from earlier this year. Well done for completing the training and welcome to the Whiteknights team!
If you think you have what it takes to be a Blood Biker in Yorkshire then contact us through our Facebook Page or email info@whiteknights.org.uk .

Sponsored Rowers Raise funds

Our thanks to Kay and Eunice for successfully completing a 12-hour endurance row-athon event to raise funds for Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes.

The two ladies rotated in half-hour rowing sessions from 9am to 9pm.

In this video clip Eunice speaks at the half-way stage of their efforts.

Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes support Hospitals and Hospices.

On Blood Bike Awareness Day 2019 we recognise our support for the UK’s Hospice network.

We are authorised to transport Controlled Drugs and Pharmacy items to Hospices throughout Yorkshire.

In this short film Dan Bastow, Charge Nurse at St Leonards Hospice, describes the invaluable contribution Whiteknights make to the care of their patients.

NHS Trust Chairman thanks Whiteknights Volunteers for their service.

At our Blood Bike Awareness Day 2019 media event at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, in an unprecedented move, The Chairman of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Philip Lewer, was joined by colleagues of Pathology and Blood Sciences to applaud Whiteknights Yorkshire Blood Bikes and to thank them for their service.

National Blood Bike Awareness Day 2019

It’s almost here: National Blood Bike Awareness Day Friday 16th August.

We have media events in Huddersfield, York and Sheffield throughout the day. Watch this space!

Whiteknights acheive 1000 mile ride in 24 hours

Well we did it!!

1,018.1 miles in 21hours and 30 minutes. Many thanks to everyone who supported the Whiteknights and our Iron Butt Challenge – Andy, Martin, Maurice, Micheal, Laurence and Rob.

Here they are pictured at John O’Groats.