Worcester

Worcester Wheels is operated by Worcester Volunteer Centre and runs three services.

It covers Worcester City and surrounding villages (Alfrick, Bransford, Broadheath, Broadwas, Cotheridge, Doddenham, Grimley, Hallow, Holt, Kempsey, Kenswick, Knightwick, Leigh, Little Witley, Lulsley, Martley, Norton, Powick, Rushwick, Suckley, Spetchley,Whittington, Wichenford.)

1. Community Car Scheme

Volunteers use their own cars to provide door to door transport. The types of journeys that can be undertaken include visits to doctors, opticians, chiropodists, hospital appointments, or visit friends and shopping.

Eligibility:

  • Older, disabled and/or unable to use public transport
  • No access to public transport
  • Residents within Worcester City and surrounding rural areas:
    • Alfrick, Bransford, Broadheath, Broadwas, Cotheridge, Doddenham, Grimley, Hallow, Holt, Kempsey, Kenswick, Knightwick, Leigh, Little Witley, Lulsley, Martley, Norton, Powick, Rushwick, Suckley, Spetchley, Whittington, and Wichenford.
  • Maximum of 2 trips per week

2. Door-to-Door Minibus and MPV Scheme

Using wheelchair accessible minibuses and MPV, volunteers provide door to door transport. The types of journeys undertaken include visits to the doctors, hospital appointments, opticians, chiropodist, day centres, shopping and
visiting friends.

Eligibility:

  • Elderly, disabled and/or unable to use public transport
  • No access to public transport
  • Residents within Worcester City and immediate rural areas
  • Maximum of 2 trips per week

3. Minibus Hire

Wheelchair accessible vehicles available for hire weekdays, evenings and at
weekends (subject to availability) may be provided with a driver

Eligibility:

  • Driver must be over 25 years old
  • Non profit making organisations (must have own Section 19 Permit when using own driver)

Booking Line: 01905 724274, (Monday to Friday from 10:00-14:00).

Go to the Worcester Wheels website.

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