Beverley Building Society Jump on Board With Community Transport Scheme

Beverley Building Society Jump on Board With Community Transport Scheme

have again showed their commitment to supporting the local community.

East Yorkshire’s only independent Building Society has linked up with the in a deal that will see them provide financial support to the charity through vehicle sponsorship.

CEO, of introduced , Finance Director of to ‘Cornflower’ one of the buses which the Society has supported.

Expressing her gratitude, Jan explained why the support from the is more important than ever, she said;

“Due to cuts in funding streams, any financial help we can get is very much appreciated. provides a vital, caring volunteer car and minibus service for elderly and disabled .”

Widely recognised as a vital service in the local area the relies on volunteer drivers completing thousands of trips each year.

Jan added;

“Over 20,000 individual journeys are made each year, taking to medical appointments, shopping, day trips and other necessary journeys.”

Janet from the explained why they got involved, she said;

is very proud of its local heritage and the part we play in the local community, and as we approach our 150th Anniversary Year, welcome the opportunity to support this long established part of local life.”

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By providing the service the also gives many the opportunity to get outside of their homes, Jan added;

“Without our transport scheme, many would find themselves house-bound and those with physical or learning difficulties would be left without any means of independence.”

“As a charity we have been established for 45 years, and are always looking for new volunteer drivers and we will provide all training required. More information of who can qualify can be found on our web site www.bclift.org.uk.”

Any other local businesses also invited to show their support by sponsoring the vehicles, anyone who would like to do so should contact Jan by calling 01482 868082.



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