M1. Barrie Green (Bazza) now manages the Bike-marshals Group having taken over from founder Mark Anson. Baz lives in Northwich, Cheshire with his wife Barb and is the proud Grandad to SEVEN! He is a retired member of Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service at Warrington, is a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists and an experienced first aider. He is a Duty Controller for Manchester Blood Bikes. Baz rides a Honda ST1300 Pan European Motorcycle
M2. Graham Jones (Platelet) lives in Bolton with his wife and is a retired Paramedic.. H is a Blood Bike rider and is a founder member of Lancs & Lakes Blood Bikes . He is an Advanced Motorcyclist and is obviously well qualified in first aid and trauma management.
Graham also rides a Honda & also a BMW paramedic bike
M3 Gary Reece lives with his wife and family at Skelmersdale and is a Motorway Patrol Officer. He too holds a first aid qualification and is well experienced in accident and incident management. Gary rides a Honda Pan ST1100. Son David is a upcoming professional racing cyclists who rides mainly on the continent.
M4 Phil Foulkes comes from Liverpool, he is an advanced first aider with the British Red Cross Society and a member of Raynet, the emergency radio communications organisation. Phil is our radio expert. Like the rest of the team he is an advanced motorcyclist.and also rides a Honda Pan ST1300
M5 is Damon Noone (DJ)
M6 Darron Moss who lives with his wife at Ormskirk. He is a motorcycle mechanic (handy chappy) and rides for the Lancs and Lakes Blood Bikers. Daz rides a Honda Pan European (he reckons it has the highest mileage of any Pan in the UK !
M7 Another team member is Howard Buckley from Little Hulton in Greater Manchester, he is 41years old. Married with five children ranging from nineteen to ten. ‘H’ works in the Logistics industry and is a volunteer and training officer with North West 4×4 Response and have been with the group for six or seven years now. Have previously worked in the motor trade and a recovery driver. Howard rides a Honda 1100 Pan European
M8 Paul Ravenscroft has recently joined the bikemarshals team. Paul lives in Stoke on Trent, he manages his home carers business and is a very highly qualified advanced biker holding I.A.M. and ROSPA Gold certificates. He is also a British Triathlon official.
M9 Robin Ward…lives near Bury. After eleven years in the RAF, he has served both as a Bobby and a Paramedic. He has been riding motorbikes since 1958, is an advanced rider and has completed both Bikesafe and Institute of Advanced Motorist qualifications.Most years he tours Europe on his bike. I hope he does not mind me saying it but he is the most senior (in age) member of the group. Robin currently rides a Honda DeauVille after moving down from a Pan European ST1100.
M10 Is exiled Geordie Colin Hoggins. A former Redcap (Military Policeman) Colin lives on the outskirts of Manchester with partner Erica, son Billy and newly born baby Luka. Colin is a proud member of Bloodbikes Manchester and is self employed in the IT industry.
M11 Wayne Farrugia who has joined us on a ‘free transfer’ from our great friends at Midlands Bike Marshals. Wayne recently relocated from the West Midlands to Wakefield. He rides a good old Honda Pan European.
M14 is Alan Stockton, He lives in Swinton, Greater Manchester, is 39 years old and lives with his partner for the past 18 years, he reckons that they might even get married one day. Alan is the very proud Dad of two children aged 7 & 2 . He works as a Responsive Contracts Manager for a housing association. Alan currently rides a Honda Blackbird.
M10 is exiled Geordie Colin Hoggins. Colin is a former Redcap (Military Policeman) but now operates his own I.T. company. He is an Observer with the IAM and also a Bloodbiker and Controller with the Manchester group. He lives in Manchester with his lovely partner Erica and son Billy and his hobby outside biking is Salsa dancing !
M15 Another member of the team is Chris Jones…..Chris lives in Wrexham, North Wales with his wife Karen, he is a former fire officer, he is like several of our members, a ‘Blood Biker’ Chris rides a lovely new Triumph.
M12 is Colin Blair (who has been nicknamed ‘Sparky’ by the group members)
He is 60 years old. Originally from Brighton, but he now lives on the Wirral for the past 6 years with his wife Marian, the second time around for both . Between them they have 3 boys and 2 girls – all grown up and have 6 grandchildren. Sparkie is semi retired, an electrical engineer, and now works part time at a local private hospital on the Wirral. Interests include bee’s (which he used to keep, but unfortunately no longer has any) & bat rescue. He ride a Honda CBF and is the holder of a Gold advanced riding qualification with ROSPA . He is also BLS trained. Like many of the bikemarshals team Colin is a Bloodbiker riding for the Merseyside & Cheshire Bloodbikes Group.
M17 Steve Deakin ….Has also joined the group recently….he lives in Greater Manchester with his wife Katrina he is a member of Blood Bikes Manchester…Steve rides a Honda De-Ville and holds a Silver Qualification with ROSPA
M16 Ian Brunning is another ‘bloodbiker’, this time with the Lancs & Lakes Group. Ian drives coaches for his ‘day-job’ and owns a Honda ST1100 Pan European
M18 Neil Howarth has also just joined us. He is a keen cyclist and as he is a former racing cyclist he brings a welcome perspective and extensive experience to bikemarshals from ‘the other side of the fence.
M20 is Chris Lewis-Todd who has recently joined the group. et another member of Blood Bikes Manchester Chris Lewis-Todd to our group, Chris is IAM qualified and rides a Triumph Sprint ST His day job….is the manager of the famous Halle Orchestra ….
Mark Anson is the founder of Bike Marshals and although he has officially ‘retired’ from active duties, we all live in hopes that he once again will be able to spare the time to return to the fold…..he will be missed. Mark, a very skilled mechanic lives on the Wirral with his wife Jane and daughter Molly. He operates a wedding car hire company using vintage Bentley and Daimler limos (Classic Bridal Hire) Mark is a IAM and ROSPA advanced rider and he owns a Honda 1100 Pan