Minibus Hire (Hart & Rushmoor community organisations)

About

Rushmoor Voluntary Services (RVS) operates the Rushmoor and Hart Community Transport Scheme, providing accessible minibuses for hire to community groups. There are a range of accessible minibuses with up to 16 seats available for hire. Most buses are fitted with tail lifts. Community groups wishing to hire RVS minibuses must register with RVS as a member organisation.

Eligibility to drive an RVS Minibus - Drivers must be over 21 years and held a suitable licence for 2 years. If you are over 70 years you can drive a minibus providing you have obtained a medical certificate and have requested a D1 to be retained on your Driving Licence. It is a requirement that all drivers of RVS minibuses hold a current MIDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) Certificate. MIDAS training can be provided by RVS, so do enquire about upcoming training courses.

Do you need a MIDAS trained Driver? - RVS may be able to provide a MIDAS trained driver from their pool of volunteer drivers. The charge for this service is £15.00.

About Rushmoor Voluntary Services

Rushmoor Voluntary Services (RVS) are members of the Hampshire CVS Network, an alliance of 8 local organisations covering 11 districts, who work together to help Hampshire’s voluntary sector to succeed and flourish. Their role in the community is to champion volunteering and to help and support any charitable, voluntary or community group or social enterprise (VCSE) benefitting the Borough of Rushmoor. RVS delivers projects and services that are of community benefit which include Blooming Marvellous, Home Help, Community transport for Rushmoor & Hart, Accessible transport for Rushmoor & Hart residents, Thames Valley Positive Support and befriending & buddying for older residents in Rushmoor. They cover areas in Aldershot, Farnborough, North Camp and Blackwater Valley in the Northeast corner of Hampshire.

Good to know

User Cost/Charge Information
Hire charge is £45 per day, inclusive of 30 miles of travel. Additional miles are charged at £1.30 per mile.

Find out more

Rushmoor Voluntary Services

Telephone
01252 398451

Email
transport@rvs.org.uk

Website
https://www.rvs.org.uk/transport/community-transport/

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Location

1st Floor Civic Offices
Farnborough Road
Farnborough
Hampshire GU14 7JU

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Rushmoor Link Community Directory

Welcome to the Rushmoor Link community directory. This is the place to find very local information about activities, groups and community services. Whether you are looking for support, to improve your health and wellbeing, socialise more, get active, learn something new or find a place to meet, Rushmoor Link is a good place to start.

How to get started. Choose a category. Information is sorted into categories by service or organisation name. The directory focuses on what is available locally through statutory, community and voluntary organisations.

Next step. Once you have hit the category button, scroll through the results. You can use the keyword search to narrow down the information (e.g., dementia, Aldershot, football).

It’s a simple system packed full of information. We recommend you do not use punctuation marks like commas (,) or apostrophes (’).

Spotted a mistake or something is missing? Please do contact us if you are aware that any information is incorrect or missing via info@rvs.org.uk.

If you are looking for information about adult residential care or care at home care, please visit Connect to Support Hampshire. There you can find information about care providers as well as advice and guidance to help you stay safe and well.

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