I just wanted to thank you again for your speed and efficiency in enabling me to join the scheme so quickly and take advantage of the 'reduced' rate. I have been very anxious about refilling the oil tank but this scheme has eased some of that concern.
Fiona - Electric Tricycle User, Age 51.
'I purchased an electric tricycle as I have Multiple Sclerosis and can no longer ride a bicycle due to poor balance and mobility issues. I have found that being out on my tricycle that my fitness has improved and it has had an impact on weight loss. With the pedal assist I am still able to pedal and use my legs which is important to keep my muscles active, reduce numbness and I am also able to cycle further including hills and this also helps with fatigue as I tire easily. I have enjoyed being able to access local rural areas which has had a positive impact on my mental health and wellbeing, especially during this difficult time due to Covid-19 and being isolated as a clinically vulnerable person. This has meant that I have been able to get out of the house and feel safe whilst exercising. There are a lot of support groups on social media where I have met other like minded cyclists who have offered invaluable support and advice and I have met up with another lady tricycle rider as a riding companion.'
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
Wheels to Work North Lincolnshire Scheme - John from Grimsby
‘I joined the scheme in 2021 after hearing about it from a family member. I was in need of transport to get to and from work as I had my motorbike stolen and was not able to replace it. As a short-term arrangement I was relying on a family member to take and pick me up from work. For me the key benefit of the wheels to work scheme was that it provided me with a scooter that enabled me to get to and from work, it also gave me back independence and freedom. I would definitely recommend the scheme and I have done so to friends who are need of transport to get to work. Don’t’ underestimate the scooters as they are extremely reliable . My experience of the scheme was great, and I was glad that I was successful in receiving a scooter via the scheme’.
East Yorkshire Community Transport
Community Transport Organisations in the East Riding provide a vital link that connects many disadvantaged and geographically isolated people to the services and facilities they need. Many residents of the East Riding who do not have access to a private car or appropriate public transport depend on community transport services as their primary means of access to healthcare, shopping, and social activities.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Community Transport Strategy sets out a clear vision for consolidation and growth of community transport in the area. The vision is based on a detailed analysis of the East Riding Community Transport Operators Network’s current level of provision, and a robust assessment of its capacity to grow its membership and further extend its services to the ‘hardest to reach’ groups and individuals in our community.
It is clear from the evidence presented that the East Riding is fortunate to have a community transport sector that already performs well above national norms, making a major contribution to the delivery of local strategic priorities.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has developed a new Parish Transport Toolkit. To download this, as well as more information on Rural Community Transport in the East Riding of Yorkshire, please click here.
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A carer is someone who gives support to another person; a family member, friend or neighbour, who would otherwise not manage without their support. You are not paid to give this support. Many people don't see themselves as carers, even though they provide vital support for the people they are caring for.
North Lincolnshire Council would like to understand your experiences and what your future support needs might be if you are or have been a carer. This will help inform the future commissioning of services for carers. The survey will ask you about any challenges faced as well as what support is important to carers.
The survey closes 1st September 2022
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