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Edinburgh to London Package Relay

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Our rider Ray linked up with Nottinghamshire Blood Bikes on the 5th April to collected a package traveling down from Edinburgh. The package started off at Edinburgh Children’s Hospital and was picked up by Blood Bikes Scotland around 1300, who then took it on the first 56 miles leg to Berwick-upon-Tweed. at Berwick-upon-Tweed the rider was met by Northumbria .....read more.

What’s it like to do your first run?

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

As one of the latest volunteers for SERV SSL, I thought I’d tell you about my first shift as a rider last night. I did my induction where I learnt about what the charity is about and conducted some training on the distribution practices that must be adhered to. I then conducted a site tour a week ago where I was issued with my uniform and ID card. This process .....read more.

The Bad Weather Won’t Stop Us

March 5, 2018 // 3 Comments

Although we mainly do our deliveries on motorbikes, when it gets below 3°C, the bikes are grounded. And regardless of the “Beast from the east” or “Storm Emma”, there’s still a demand for our free service. Enter the cars! From our regular resupply runs to Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance, and meeting urgent clinical demand from our subscribed NHS .....read more.

Will you help us coordinate our riders at night?

February 4, 2018 // 1 Comment

Will you help us coordinate our riders at night? We are currently looking for more volunteers to help with our controlling (we don’t just need riders, drivers and fundraisers). As a Controller you are the king-pin of your shift. You’ll coordinate the logistics for a night duty, taking calls from the hospitals in our area and dispatching our .....read more.

A Chance Encounter With A Happy Customer

November 17, 2017 // 1 Comment

Whilst delivering milk today our rider Graham met a gentleman in the lift. The gentleman asked: “Are you the chap who delivers all the milk?” Graham replies “Not usually me sir, more often my mate Derek but I have the privilege today.” “Oh thats great! He saved my boy’s life two days ago; his mother can’t express and he needed DBM .....read more.
On the Saturday 7th October, 9 members of SERV – Surrey & South London joined thousands of other bikers to pay their respects to the fallen at the National Memorial Arboretum by taking part in the 10th annual Ride to the Wall. Our volunteers have various backgrounds but for those who are veterans or still serving this is a poignant moment .....read more.

Woking Rotary Club Swimathon 2017

October 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

On the 8th of October SERV – Surrey & South London are taking part in a Swimathon organised by the Rotary Club of Woking. This event will raise money for local charitable causes via sponsorship. This year’s charities are: Samber RDA (Riding for the Disabled), Woking Street Angels, Woking & Sam Beare Hospices and Horsell Village School .....read more.
Our volunteers come from all walks of life. But one thing that unites us is our belief in safe motorcycle riding and the maintaining of our high safety standards. Two of our members continued this tradition on Wednesday, attending a Surrey Police BikeSafe course. The theory refresher and the chance to be assessed by advanced .....read more.
Crimea FEST is kindly sponsoring us for yet another year. Come along and enjoy what will certainly be another fantastic day and evening of live music and good company at the Crimea Inn Aldershot Saturday 8th July. #crimeafest2017 https://www.facebook.com/crimeafestaldershot/