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Sports event close to David Rathband’s heart raises funds for his charity

Posted by Sharron Ashurst on 29-07-13 16:12:39 BST


Police Officers from across the UK, including some of PC David Rathband’s former colleagues from the Northumbria force will battle it out on a Volleyball court to raise money for his charity.




All in a days fun for these Warwickshire Police Officers!

Posted by Sharron Ashurst on 23-07-13 10:55:44 BST


Seven members of Atherstone Safer Neighbourhood Team took on the challenge of climbing Snowdon earlier this year whilst their colleagues, six detectives from Warwickshire Police took part in the Wolf Run in Southam Warwickshire, under the team name ‘The Thick Blue Line’! 




Chance to take up the Thames Path Challenge

Posted by Sharron Ashurst on 17-07-13 10:28:51 BST


The Thames Path National Trail is unique, with its beautiful scenery, steeped in history. The trail serves as a superb backdrop for a simply exceptional challenge, and on 14-15 September 2013, you can take it on as a walk or run, in aid of a charity of your choice, so why not do it for The Blue Lamp Foundation?


Police Officers support their own with charity bike ride

Posted by Sharron Ashurst on 14-06-13 08:58:54 BST


Met Police Officers Alistair Calton and Justin Wiseman are keeping things close to home as they prepare for a 100-mile bike ride in aid of charity.

They are participating in Prudential RideLondon in August and each hope to raise around £400 for The Blue Lamp Foundation, which supports emergency services personnel injured in the line of duty.


Blue Lamp Foundation hosts its second AGM

Posted by Sharron Ashurst on 14-06-13 07:42:30 BST


PC David Rathband’s Blue Lamp Foundation held its second Annual General Meeting in Northumberland on Wednesday 12th June 2013.

During the meeting, Peter Sweeney, David Allsopp, Colin Washington, Helen Thomson and Ash Rathband were all reappointed as Trustees of the Foundation.

The appointment of officers, post holders and Patrons were also made:

·      Peter Sweeney - reappointed as Chairman

·      Colin Washington - reappointed as Treasurer

·      Ash Rathband - reappointed as Vice Treasurer

·      Sharron Ashurst - reappointed as PR Director

·      Barbara Allsopp - reappointed as Secretary

·      David Allsopp - appointed as On-line Shop Manager

·      Kath Rathband, Duncan Bannatyne and Phillip Schofield - reappointed as Charity Patrons

The Annual Report and Accounts for the period ending 30th September 2012 was approved by the Trustees.