New vans for char­ity

Sunday Sun - - News -

CAN­CER pa­tient care char­ity Daft as a Brush has taken de­liv­ery of eight new am­bu­lances.

It brings the char­ity’s fleet to over 30 cus­tombuilt ve­hi­cles which take pa­tients to and from hospi­tal for chemo­ther­apy and/ or ra­dio­ther­apy can­cer treat­ment at no charge. It trans­ports more than 30,000 pa­tients a year.

Daft as a Brush fleet man­ager Ian Mar­shall said: “With amaz­ing help and sup­port from our com­mu­nity, fundrais­ers and lo­cal busi­nesses, we’re able to in­tro­duce th­ese new am­bu­lances.”

Each am­bu­lance is adopted by a school and dec­o­rated with the Daft as a Brush brand­ing. Pelaw­based ScreenSer­vices took on the chal­lenge to vinyl­wrap the ve­hi­cles in record time for fleet in­te­gra­tion.

Any­one with a full li­cence can ap­ply to be a Daft as a Brush vol­un­teer driver by email­ing info@ daf­tasabrush.org.uk or call­ing 0191 28 55 999.

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