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Wed 01/08/2018
Brian and Cheryl marry on Skye!

Brian and Cheryl marry on Skye!

Surprise wedding on epic 7,000 mile walk! Charity Boss marries on Skye with walking partner Cheryl Finlay. Brian Burnie, 74, has reached.. Read More

Thu 19/07/2018
Brian Burnie receives Prime Ministers award!

Brian Burnie receives Prime Ministers award!

Brian Burnie, founder of Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care delighted to receive the Prime Ministers ‘Points of Light’ Award. Today,.. Read More

Mon 09/07/2018
1,000 ‘Mile’-stone reached!!

1,000 ‘Mile’-stone reached!!

1,000 miles walked, still going strong! Cancer Charity founder, Brian Burnie, 74, reaches 1,000 ‘mile’-stone on epic walk around Great Britain and.. Read More

Fri 06/07/2018
New short movie out now!

New short movie out now!

View our latest video of Brian Burnie’s progress on his 7,000 mile walk to take Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care.. Read More

Tue 12/06/2018
Charity founder Brian Burnie arrives at John O’Groats!

Charity founder Brian Burnie arrives at John O’Groats!

Above: Island Councillor for Wick and East Caithness, Willie MacKay with Brian Burnie. Huge ‘step’ forward for charity founder Brian Burnie as.. Read More

Tue 22/05/2018
Scooters ride 500 miles for Bluebell Bus!!!

Scooters ride 500 miles for Bluebell Bus!!!

Amazing to meet with Paul King of KTD North East, Daniel Laurie and Michael Perry riding the The North Coast 500 on.. Read More

Fri 18/05/2018
Please help plant 1,000,000 British Bluebell Bulbs!

Please help plant 1,000,000 British Bluebell Bulbs!

As part of Bluebell’s mission to take Daft as a Brush nationwide, we’re asking people at home, schools, academies, businesses and organisations.. Read More

Wed 02/05/2018
Brian and Bluebell visit Inverness Hospital

Brian and Bluebell visit Inverness Hospital

Brian Burnie of BluebellBus walking the Ardersier coastline to Inverness Raigmore Hospital where he meet with Chrissie Lane – Consultant Nurse for.. Read More

Thu 12/04/2018
Say hello to Baby Bluebell!

Say hello to Baby Bluebell!

To help Brian Burnie and the team along the way of the epic 7,000 coastal path walk, Lookers Corporate in conjunction with.. Read More

Tue 03/04/2018
Bluebell Bus on You Tube!

Bluebell Bus on You Tube!

Bluebell Bus now has her own You Tube channel! Discover more about the great work of Daft as a Brush and also.. Read More

Fri 23/03/2018
Bluebell Bus and team visit Edinburgh Hospital

Bluebell Bus and team visit Edinburgh Hospital

Daft as a Brush Bluebell Bus had a very successful visit to the Edinburgh Western General Hospital where we met with Jenny.. Read More

Wed 14/03/2018
First week on the walk with Brian Burnie

First week on the walk with Brian Burnie

It’s been a great week for Brian and Bluebell Bus as they head in to Berwick today. We’ve met such amazing people.. Read More

Thu 08/03/2018
And there’re off!!! Launch Day 5th March

And there’re off!!! Launch Day 5th March

A HUGE thank you to everyone who cheered us away on our two year journey to create 1,000,000 cancer patient journeys. Launch.. Read More

Sun 04/03/2018
BBC Radio Newcastle Live Broadcast from Bluebell Bus!

BBC Radio Newcastle Live Broadcast from Bluebell Bus!

Brian sets off on his epic challenge this Monday 5th March from the Baltic side of the Millennium Bridge. Hope you managed.. Read More

Tue 27/02/2018
Schoolchildren and the BBC visit Bluebell Bus!

Schoolchildren and the BBC visit Bluebell Bus!

We’ve had a busy week at Bluebell HQ and it’s only Tuesday! So many schoolchildren from Gosforth Park First School,  Brunton First.. Read More

Thu 15/02/2018
Ben and Jess Crosby going the distance!

Ben and Jess Crosby going the distance!

Huge thanks to Ben and Jess at Crosbys Catering Equipment – they’re both running 14 half marathon races in 2018 raising funds.. Read More

Mon 05/02/2018
Go North East supporting Bluebell

Go North East supporting Bluebell

We’re delight to see this Go North East Bus in service around Sunderland with our lovely characters and map of our 7,000.. Read More

Mon 05/02/2018
ITV interview Brian on Bluebell Bus

ITV interview Brian on Bluebell Bus

Trustee, Brian Burnie, on ITV Tyne Tees! A special interview with Jessica Nevin about Bluebell Bus and her journey around the UK.. Read More

Mon 05/02/2018
Bluebell Bus – Doesn’t she look great!

Bluebell Bus – Doesn’t she look great!

A VERY special day! Bluebell Bus graphics are now finished! We’re all delighted with the results, she looks AMAZING!  Enormous thanks to.. Read More

Mon 04/09/2017
Bluebell’s map of the adventure

Bluebell’s map of the adventure

Take a look at the Bluebell’s route, starting on March 5th 2018 and departing from the Millennium Bridge in NewcastleGateshead, the team.. Read More

Sat 02/09/2017
Research in the rain!

Research in the rain!

Our intrepid leader, Brian, has been researching the walk and it’s various stages before Bluebells wheels start to roll on 5th March.. Read More

Fri 01/09/2017
First illustrations of Bluebell!

First illustrations of Bluebell!

As work progresses on towards March 5th 2018, the team are working late nights to get Bluebell all dressed up for the.. Read More

Mon 28/08/2017
Stagecoach donates Bluebell!

Stagecoach donates Bluebell!

Bluebell Bus has been donated by our Gary Chisholm and our friends at Stagecoach! Brian Burnie is delighted to take delivery of.. Read More

Thu 01/06/2017
Bluebells Brochures arrive!

Bluebells Brochures arrive!

Brian Burnie is delighted with Bluebell’s brochures that have arrived today! These outline the journey with a map and details of the.. Read More

Can you help Bluebell on her way?

A HUGE thank you from Bluebell and her team to everyone who can help her!

The cost of the day to day running of Bluebell and the journey will be paid for privately by Brian Burnie, the founder and Chairman of the Trustees of the Charity.
Bluebell Bus is aiming to raise £4m to take the Charity Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care NATIONWIDE with the creation of a network of hubs and the provision of support, financial and administrative, to those persons who wish to set up and operate Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care service in new areas.

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Help us reach our target amount of £4 million. Any amount is greatly appreciated!

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