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£2,409
raised of £5,000 target by 16 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,409 to help fund the installation of defibrillators in biker cafes and accident black spots around the UK.

    Southport, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 1st January 2020

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    Story

    Plantec Assist are proud to establish a strong partnership with the Nick Brisland Trust. The trust was founded by mum Ria, after her 19-year-old son Nick was sadly killed in a motorbike accident in 2015.

    Nick was riding his bike down a long straight, when a resident pulled off their drive forcing him to swerve into oncoming traffic. He was killed instantly. “He was the most comfortable in his own skin I’ve ever known a person to be”, said mum Ria. “If I could bottle what he had and sell it, I’d be a very, very rich person”.

    In the face of adversity, Ria reacted in a special manner. Where most would, understandably, let the grief of losing a loved one prevail, she has decided to share Nick’s story and campaign to improve the safety of others.

    Now, four years on from Nick’s accident, Ria is raising money to put defibrillators in biker cafes and accident black spots around the UK. Despite the fact a defibrillator would not have saved Nick’s life, Ria is keen to give others the best chance of survival in the unfortunate event of an accident.

    Back in October 2018, the first unit was installed at Loomies Moto Cafe in West Meon, Hampshire – a place that Nick regularly rode to. There are plans to have a second defibrillator installed at Portsdown Hill, another of Nick’s favourite destinations.

    A single defibrillator costs £1,620 and we aim to provide substantial support in Ria’s pursuit.

    “Of all the charities we have worked with over the years, this one is the closest to our hearts. Keeping motorcyclists safe on the road is something all of us at Plantec Assist strive towards – doing so with Ria and her fantastic cause is nothing short of a privilege.”

    – Garry King, Head of Sales and Development, Plantec Assist

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      Supporters

      16

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 20, 2019

        From all at Plantec Assist

        £710.72

      • Georgia

        Georgia

        Sep 22, 2019

      • Minster Law

        Minster Law

        Sep 20, 2019

        What a great cause to support, we are delighted to contribute to your fundraising.From the Bike team and colleagues at Minster Law.

        £480.00

      • Neil Hollingworth

        Neil Hollingworth

        Sep 19, 2019

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 19, 2019

      • Streetbike

        Streetbike

        Sep 11, 2019

        Great cause boys. Happy to support. Keep it going.Good luck with the campaign from all of us at Streetbike.👍

        £100.00

      • Sharon West

        Sharon West

        Sep 11, 2019

        Good luck with your fund raising for this fantastic cause - love Donald Mackay, Sharon West & the Lexelle team

        £250.00

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      Plantec Assist

      Plantec Assist

      Southport, United Kingdom

      As a specialist provider in the motorcycle marketplace, the safety of riders is of paramount importance to us which is why this cause which remains particularly close to our hearts. For this reason, Plantec staff will be raising money for the trust over the coming weeks.

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