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:

ChemistChiropodistClinicsCollecting Prescriptions
Fitness ClassesHospital – OutpatientsHospital – InpatientsHospital or Nursing Home visiting
OpticianPhysiotherapistShoppingVisiting Friends or Relatives
Options with a strike-through will be offered again once Covid-19 Restrictions are relaxed

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

AshtonBarnwellThe BenefieldsBatherwyke
IslipKing’s CliffeLaxtonLilford
SouthwickStoke DoyleSudboroughTansor
Thorpe WatervilleThrapstonThurningTitchmarsh

Wansford Surgery patients can also use our transport service for medical appointments only.

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 48 hours notice, but the more notice, the better! For example, call on a Monday to book on a Thursday.

What does it cost?

We accept cash and 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.

Other car Schemes

If you live outside our pick up area, please follow the link to Northamptonshire County Council Community Transport or refer to the leaflet Community Transport in East Northamptonshire.