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Charities

Over the years Calne Bike Meet has supported many charities. Below is details of the selected charities for 2018 and past charities.

Charities 2018

Freewheelers

Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service is a registered charity that provides a free out-of-hours motorcycle courier service to hospitals in the South West of England.

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Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose.

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Past charities helped


Charities 2017

Freewheelers

Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service is a registered charity that provides a free out-of-hours motorcycle courier service to hospitals in the South West of England.

Julia’s House

Julia’s House, is the only children’s hospice charity in Dorset dedicated to helping life-limited children and their families across the county and in South Wiltshire.

Calne Youth Trust

Calne Youth Trust, provides a safe and supervised environment for the young people aged between 11 years and 17 years of Calne and surrounding areas, in which they can meet with their friends, play pool, use computers, play station and board games. The centre is staffed solely by volunteers. Funding for the centre is raised by the volunteers – and donations given by other organisations. Entrance is free.



Charities 2016

NABD

National Association for Bikers with a Disability (NABD), Since its inception in April 1991, the NABD has directly helped over eleven thousand disabled people to enjoy the freedom and independence of motorcycling.

Julia’s House

Julia’s House, is the only children’s hospice charity in Dorset dedicated to helping life-limited children and their families across the county and in South Wiltshire.

Calne Youth Trust

Calne Youth Trust, provides a safe and supervised environment for the young people aged between 11 years and 17 years of Calne and surrounding areas, in which they can meet with their friends, play pool, use computers, play station and board games. The centre is staffed solely by volunteers. Funding for the centre is raised by the volunteers – and donations given by other organisations. Entrance is free.

The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion is the UK’s leading Armed Forces charity and one of its largest membership organisations. Members get together through the network of branches and clubs all over the country and overseas to participate in social, fundraising and welfare activities. Calne Branch meets at 2.00pm on the third Sunday of every month in the function room of the Lansdowne Strand Hotel.

The Unity Support Riders

The Unity Support Riders were originally trained by the Metropolitan Police BikeSafe team to assist in the running of motorcycle charity events within London. Since their conception in 2005 the Unity Support Riders (USR’s) have now assisted in over 120 motorcycle, cycle and other on-road events helping to raise both funding and the profile of charitable organisations.



Charities 2015

Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Air Ambulance, provides an essential Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) throughout the county and beyond. The crew works alongside SWASfT (the South Western Ambulance Service foundation Trust) land crews and other emergency services to deliver the best medical care possible to anybody who lives, works or travels in Wiltshire.

Julia’s House

Julia’s House, is the only children’s hospice charity in Dorset dedicated to helping life-limited children and their families across the county and in South Wiltshire.

Calne Youth Trust

Calne Youth Trust, provides a safe and supervised environment for the young people aged between 11 years and 17 years of Calne and surrounding areas, in which they can meet with their friends, play pool, use computers, play station and board games. The centre is staffed solely by volunteers. Funding for the centre is raised by the volunteers – and donations given by other organisations. Entrance is free.



Charities 2014

Open Blue

Open Blue, a local community charity that provides a converted double-decker bus as a mobile community centre to deliver opportunities to isolated communities in North Wiltshire.

Teenage Cancer Trust

Teenage Cancer Trust, these people need no introduction on the fantastic services they offer.

British Biker Relief Foundation (BBRF)

British Biker Relief Foundation (BBRF), a biker organisation that provide emergency assistance to help bikers and their families with care costs, home conversions, rehabilitation, counselling, crisis grants & funeral costs to those unfortunate enough to be involved in an serious RTA

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FREEWHEELERS 2018 Charity

Aplace 4 us 2018 Charity

Leonard Cheshire Disability 2018 Charity