buddies on the bus

Buddies on the Bus

sedcat’s ‘Buddies on the Bus’ project engages with men in Bournemouth and Poole who may be socially isolated.  Using one of our accessible 14 seater minibuses we offer day trips and outings all free of transport costs. The intention is Read More

Shopmobility hire a scooter

You can access our services

You can find Shopmobility in Bournemouth on the lower ground car park at Castlepoint, Aisle 11 and also at Boscombe in the Sovereign Centre car park. There is a wide selection of three and four wheeled scooters to choose from, Read More

volunteer cars

Ron helped me with my hospital visit

Margaret had been told that she was not considered to have a ‘medical need’ and therefore would not qualify for free hospital transport provided by the NHS. She was advised to either get a bus or a taxi, neither of Read More

Shopmobility Hire a scooter

I now feel that I can keep my independence

Twice a week Jean uses a Community Car driver to take her to a GP appointment and a trip to her Hairdresser. Jean has difficulty in walking and would need to travel on two buses to reach her Hairdresser. She also Read More

Buddies on the bus

The BAT Bus reaches out into the community

Chris, a regular BAT Bus member, uses the BAT Bus twice a week to visit the Castlepoint Shopping Centre. Chris has suffered with Parkinson’s disease for the last 15 years and is now totally reliant on his full time live Read More

shopping no longer a chore

Shopping is no longer a chore

Sylvia was told about the BAT Bus by her friend, Roz, who has been using the shopping service for some years. Now Sylvia can simply pick up her phone and call for the BAT Bus, shopping is no longer a Read More