Please support Julian Berry's Miles for Smiles in aid of PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation

Monday, 16 May, 2011

David Rathband is our colleague from Northumbria Police RPU who was sadly shot at point-blank range and rendered blind by fugitive Raoul Moat in the events which unfolded around Rothbury last summer.

Whilst still in hospital bed recovering, David conceived the idea of the Blue Lamp Foundation, who's mission is to raise £1 MILLION in 3 years to support members and families of the Police, Fire and Ambulance services who have been injured as a result of a criminal act.

On 9th and 10th June 2011, Julian is undertaking the Miles For Smiles event to raise money for this great cause.

Julian will leave home on the morning of the 9th, returning the following day and will undertake to travel as many miles as possible around the UK without paying for travel, clocking the miles and using as many modes as transport as necessary, with the intention of travelling in excess of 1000 miles.

Please support Julian by sponsoring him, or raising sponsorship in your place of work. Fundraising packs are available via email and you can pledge your donations by email also to or

Further information is available by contacting PC 2876 Julian Berry at the Force Road Policing Unit on 01772 410465


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