Due to the success of the Community Transport scheme initiated last month, Feock Parish Councillors have voted to extend the pilot dial-a-ride service to 6 months.
The project came about when Cornwall Council funding cuts struck the Corlink service last summer. It offers people of all ages in the parish, left stranded without access to bus routes in Devoran, Feock and Carnon Downs, the chance to book the volunteer service for local journeys. The service could also be extended to social trips if this proves popular.
Feock Parish Council would like to take the opportunity to thank all the wonderful volunteer drivers who have offered their time to provide this essential amenity. Without them this scheme would not be possible.
We urge people to use this service as, if it is seen to be viable, we would like to see this offered as a permanent solution to transport gaps in the parish.
Councillor Caroline Johnson, Chair of the Access & Amenities Committee commented “I am delighted that we have been able to put this scheme in place to help people get around in the Parish, so that they can not only get to important appointments such as the Doctors or Dentist but also meet up with friends in the Parish”.
The booking line is open between 9.30am and 3.00pm Monday to Thursday, and Fridays between 9.30am and 1.00pm. The car service itself is available Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 3.00pm.
To book or volunteer as a driver please call 07904 547822.
You can also find out more about the service on the Transport Scheme page of our site.