Community Car Scheme

What is the Volunteer Action Community Car Scheme?

It is a door-to-door Car Service for people with no reasonable means of transport for the following:

Chemist

Chiropodist

Clinics

Collecting Prescriptions

Daycare

Dentist

Doctor

Education

Fitness Classes

Hairdressing

Hospital – Outpatients

Hospital – Inpatients

Doctor

Hospital or Nursing Home visiting

Optician

Physiotherapist

Shopping

Visiting Friends or Relatives

Where is the Car Scheme Service Offered?

People living in the following areas can use Volunteer Action Community Transport:

Achurch Aldwincle Apethorpe Armston
Ashton Barnwell The Benefields Blatherwycke
Brigstock Bulwick Clopton Collyweston
Cotterstock Deene/Deenethorpe Duddington Easton-on-the-Hill
Fotheringhay Glapthorn Harringworth Hemington
Islip King’s Cliffe Laxton Lilford
Lowick Luddington Lutton Nassington
Oundle Pilton Polebrook Slipton
Southwick Stoke Doyle Sudborough Tansor
Thorpe Waterville Thrapston Thurning Titchmarsh
Twywell Wadenhoe Wakerley Warmington
Wigsthorpe Woodnewton Yarwell
Wansford Surgery patients can also use our transport service for medical appointments only.

What Does It Cost?

Members will be invoiced each month. The minimum charge is £3.00. You pay the driver for the cost of the journey which is based on approximately 40p per mile. You will normally be told the cost at the time of the booking.

To Make a Booking

Phone 01832 275433

  • We are open for bookings Monday to Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
  • Please give at least 3 working days notice, but the more notice, the better!
  • For example, call on a Monday to book on a Thursday.
  • Always call us for medical bookings, however short notice.

Other Car Schemes

If you live outside our pick up area, please follow the link to Northamptonshire County Council Community Transport:
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/buses/Pages/community-transport.aspx

or refer to the leaflet: Community Transport in East Northamptonshire