THE FOREST OF DEAN COMMUNITY TRANSPORT PARTNERSHIP has applied for Lottery Reaching Communities Funding to improve transport links for the local community.
Community Transport Partnership Reaching Communities Full Application was submitted on the 27th November; due to the value being requested the application goes through a vetting process which takes some time - we can expect to hear back within four months.
Partners would like to thank everyone who completed the questionnaire as this gave us good up to date evidence of need to support our application.
Information will continue to be posted on this page but if you have any queries regarding the application you can email: email@example.com or contact Lena on Tel: 01594 812609
If we are successful the funding will:
- Offer better information
- Make it easier to access Community Transport
- Provide more of it
- Improve links and connections
Who are Forest of Dean Community Transport?
Community Transport are not for profit organisations, all fares are used to support the service. They offer a friendly door to door service. They provide transport for those who do not have their own access to transport, including the elderly, disabled and vulnerable passengers. They can take you to the shops, hospitals and doctors appointments or to social occasions - for example to lunch clubs or family parties. Some minibuses can carry wheelchair passengers.
Lydney Dial a Ride, Newent Dial a Ride, Bream Volunteer Car Service and Lydcare operate all over the Forest of Dean. If you would like to know more you can contact them on:
- Bream Voluntary Car Service - 01594 560257 (Please give at least 48Hrs notice if possible)
- Lydcare - 01594 860143
- Lydney Dial-A-Ride - 01531 843809/844558 (24 hours notice required)
- Newent Community Transport - 01531 821227
The Forest of Dean Community Transport Partnership consists of the following organisations:
- Bream Volunteer Car Service
- Lydney Dial a Ride
- Newent Dial a Ride
- Forest of Dean District Council
- Gloucestershire County Council
- Gloucestershire Rural Community Council