The Volunteer Centre West Berkshire Services:
Newbury and Thatcham Handybus
If you have limited mobility, can’t manage the buses or don’t have a bus service or a stop near you, but need to get to:
- day centre
- leisure venue
- the shops
then you could be eligible to use our Newbury and Thatcham Handybus Service.
Newbury Community Car Scheme
The Newbury Volunteer Driver and Car Schemes provide transportation for people who find it difficult to use public transport to get to appointments of all kinds.
Newbury Shopmobility provides a scheme which can provide you with the loan of a wheelchair or electric scooter to enable you to do your shopping or use other facilities in the town centre.
West Berkshire Suicide Prevention Action Group
The West Berkshire Suicide Prevention Action Group was established in 2017, to bring about greater awareness of the issue and provide training and resources for local businesses, sports clubs and local frontline workers.
Ukraine Liaison Support Project
Working closely with the Welfare Officers at West Berkshire Councils Ukraine Hub, this project officer manages referrals and builds valuable networks with charities and community organisations in order to signpost and support Ukrainian families and hosts living across our West Berkshire.