Dear Visitors and users of Our Centre
Please note that the Covid-19 situation has meant changes to the management of the services we provide.
Our main office is closed to the public from 23rd March (hopefully if the virus subsides we can re-open)
The phone line will still be operational (01623 753192) so we can still be contacted for shopping, care packages, medication deliveries and information.If you require assistance and we can help – please call the office on 01623 753192 – there is an ansamachine – leave your name and tel. no. and we will return your call.
Many thanks Angie
Who can use the Scheme?
For people who struggle to use or access public transport. membership benefits are outlined here >> Click here
To help decide the best transport option for individuals or groups please consult our helpful chart guide >> Click here
All voluntary and community groups based in the Ashfield and surrounding districts who are concerned with the health and welfare of the community. Membership is a legal requirement for community transport schemes. Current annual membership is: £9 per year for individuals (1st April to 31st March) and £25 per year for groups (1st April to 31st March).
How to Book
Contact the transport team who are responsible for membership registration, bookings and the daily running of the schemes.We are not a taxi scheme and bookings are required in advance, ideally at least 48hrs before your date of travel. We do not usually have vehicles available at short notice but will try our best to assist for emergency GP and hospital appointments.
To Book: Phone 01623 753192 giving:-
- Your name or group name
- A contact telephone number
- Date of travel
- Pick-up and return times
- Trip destination
- Any other info e.g. do you need wheelchair spaces?
We take major credit card payments and cheques.
Payment can be made over the telephone or you are always welcome to pop-in and pay by cash or card to suit you.
Just call us if you wish to check your payment method first.
We Also take Payments
Ring & Ride
Ring & Ride: These are Our Centre’s own vehicles and resemble small minibuses. They are ideal for passengers that require wheelchair transportation and are fitted with tail lifts for easy access. Ideally suited for individuals or small groups of 7 or less.
Day Trips are available – see Events & Activites page (opens a new tab)
Timetabled Shopper Bus Services
Sutton-in-Ashfield Monday Shopper
The shopper bus is designed to serve the rural communities of Ashfield providing a pick up service for easy access to Sutton town centre.
The service runs every Monday. For the schedule click on the link to open the pdf leaflet showing more info >> Monday Shopper << (opens in new tab)
Selston Parish Shoppers
The Selston shopper bus is designed to serve the rural communities of Ashfield providing a pick up service for easy access to Kirkby and Sutton town centres.
The service runs:
Tuesday – Underwood (2 runs)
Friday – Jacksdale & Selston
For routes and pickup stops see the pdf >> Selston Parish Shopper Routes <<< (opens a new tab)
Door to Door Shop at ASDA (Sutton-in-Ashfield)
Home pickups and arrive at ASDA for shopping on Fridays only at 11.00am
Return pickup from ASDA at 1.15pm and back to your home for lunch
Fixed cost for members only £5
Book by calling Our Centre today: 01623 753192 – or view the info poster: >> See the poster
Wheelchair hire is available