Freewheelers on Channel 5's Emergency Bikers

Written by  Monday, 29 November 2010 14:30
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Next Wednesday is a day to set the Sky-plus guys as Freewheelers are the topic of the Emergency Bikers programme on Channel 5. Daniel Lavery has spoken with Mike Belch (VC of Weston Freewheelers) today regarding lots of operational elements of our services, and we are now going live on their Co-Ord's lists for Devon and Cornwall taskings.

Discussing our recent signing of the Service Level Agreement with the NHS, Mike offers his congratulations to everyone on this amazing bench mark. As you already know, we are in discussions with the Transplant Services for the transport of human organs for transplant, and now more than ever; we need a hugely concentrated effort from everyone to get the funds in for all avenues.

On the topic of fund raising; very special thanks goes out to Adam Drake (Vice-Chair/Exeter Central Rider), Pete Lambourn (Bike Manager/Instructor), Pete Morley-Payne (Cornwall Rider) and his wife Celia (Cornwall Fund-Raiser), my wife Shelley Roe-Lavery (Secretary) and Malcolm Paine (South Devon Rider) who endured three days of freezing temperatures at the Westpoint Arena Christmas Fayre for a weekend of fund raising.

We are delighted to announce that we raised £774 from the event, and a massive thank you should also go to the organiser, Grandstand Events, who invited us along. I think we all agree the event not only raised money, but also raised the profile of the charity and allowed for members of the public to approach us and get more information.

By far the best day was the Sunday where we raised £403, amazing total considering we only spent half the day there. The next 'biggy' is Exeter High Street on December 22nd; and I believe it is going to be a great day for Devon Freewheelers.....

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Daniel Lavery

Dan is the founder of Devon Freewheelers since the creation of the charity he has worn many hats to ensure the charity has moved forward and evolved with the needs. Dan devotes his time to the charity and somehow finds time to add articles to the site.