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   Choctober

     At Go North Devon

     Monday 21st - Friday 25th October

Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids this Half Term?

Why not come along to The Shopmobility Centre in Albert Lane (next to Barnstaple Bus Station) and join in the fun.

There will be……

 

All proceeds from Choctober go to Shopmobility and Ring & Ride, helping local people to remain active, independent and mobile

 

 

The Shopmobility Centre, Albert Lane, Barnstaple EX32 8RL

Open 9.15am – 4.00pm Monday-Friday   Telephone 01271 328866

 

Registered Society IP27719R (charitable status)


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Chocappeal

Do you have any chocolate items you can donate to our Chocappeal?  We are looking for chocolate bars - any flavour, any size, boxes of chocolates, chocolate biscuits, chocolate drinks, chocolate books, mugs or even cocoa butter beauty products or anything else chocolaty for our chocolate Event coming up in October.  All money raised from our chocolate event will go towards our Save our Shopmobility and Save Our Seats Minibus campaign.  Please bring your donations to the Shopmobility Centre, in Albert Lane, next to Barnstaple bus station. Thank you. 


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Save Our Seats - Minibus Appeal

Please help us to raise funds for a new wheelchair accessible Ring & Ride minibus.  Our existing bus has been in service for 10 years and has become uneconomical to keep on the road.

A new minibus would mean that we can continue to provide an efficent and reliable door to door service for the local people who rely on it.

You can make a donation online on our Just Giving Page or come into the Shopmobility Centre and try your luck on our Minibus Raffle.

Every penny counts and you can help us to make a difference to the lives of local people by helping them to remain active, independent and mobile.

See our Minibus Appeal Page for more details.

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Minibus Raffle

Why not try your luck at our Minibus Raffle?  All prizes have been kindly donated by local businesses and at £1 a ticket it is certainly worth a go!

1st Prize:  Dinner for 2 at 62 The Bank, kindly donated by Brend Hotels
2nd Prize:  Playmobile minibus and £15 voucher to spend at The Entertainer Toy Shop, kindly donated by The Entertainer, Barnstaple
3rd Prize:  Pair of admission tickets to The Milky Way Adventure Park
4th Prize:  Pair of tickets to The Big Sheep, Abbotsham
5th Prize:  £30 vouchers to spend at The Pelican Fish and Chip Shop, Sticklepath
6th Prize:  Family ticket for Funderzone, Barnstaple
7th Prize:   Cream Tea for two at Queen Anne's Cafe on the Strand, Barnstaple
8th Prize:  Cream Tea for two at The Boston Tea Party, Barnstaple.

Tickets available now from The Shopmobility Centre, Albert Lane, Barnstaple EX32 8RL.  Draw will take place on 31st October and winners will be notified by 1st November.  All money raised from this raffle will go directly to our Minibus Appeal, to help raise funds for a new wheelchair accessible Ring & Ride minibus.
Thank you to everyone for your support.

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Save Our Shopmobility

With Local Authority Grant aid diminishing, North Devon's Shopmobility service is at risk of closure.  Read our Press Release and see how you can help to Save Our Shopmobility.

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Transport & Travel Guide 2018/19


Come along to the Shopmobility Centre and pick up your copy of the 2018/19 Transport and Travel Guide or download your copy here  Transport & Travel Guide
 

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What We Do

Shopmobility

A service for anyone with mobility problems who needs help to get around the shops in Barnstaple.

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Ring & Ride

A regular door to door minibus service into Barnstaple for those who are frail, have a mobility problem, a disability (physical or sensory) or who are isolated within the community and are unable to use public transport or do not have independent means of travel.

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Cancer Care Car

A door to door car service for patients needing to travel to North Devon District Hospital for oncology related appointments or other cancer related appointments at local hospitals.

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Transport to Health (information)

Patients are expected to meet their own transport needs to and from hospital. Those requiring transport information and journeys should contact the Patient Transport Advice Service who can advise on transport opportunities in their area.

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Go North Devon relies on a number of fundraising activities to support the services it provides.

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