Better Buses

Since I became a Councillor the single biggest issues in my home village has been people concerned about the bus service, I have worked hard in the background to improve the transport links and so I was really pleased when Coach Services announced they were increasing the frequency of their regular bus service 200/201 between Brandon to Mildenhall Bus Station and in the opposite direction to Brandon, they use low floor buses throughout the route to assist those with disabilities.

This now means for most of the day from 6am then 8am in the morning to 6pm at night Lakenheath has an hourly bus services to the Bus Station in Mildenhall during except Sundays.

This is a real service improvement, particularly when considered with the backdrop of cuts we have had to make with public transport earlier this year in some areas of the county.

In addition, for those who are unable to use regular buses due to more severe disabilities etc, Brecks Bus also operates, Wheels within Wheels, details of which can be found at:

http://www.suffolkonboard.com/community_transport/download_community_transport_leaflets

This service is driven by voluntary drivers and is available to use subject to their availability. It is not a registered public transport service so, irrespective of their circumstances, passengers must pay the operator 33p per mile, but together with the improved hourly service these provide Lakenheath a public Transport service.

The key now is to use it, commercial services exist where people use them, so its up to us now to kept the service, it is goes its because we don’t use it.

About askcolinnoble
I'm a Conservative politician-lite, I dabble a bit in Party Politics with my main focus of working hard and being a strong voice for my community making sure local government delivers quality services and fellow residents get value for money for their hard earned money they pay in Council tax | Where this Gravatar appears and I am expressing my views or liking something I do so in a personal capacity and does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Suffolk County Council, Forest Heath District Council, the Conservative Party or come to think of it anyone else | But having said the above at an election time and to stay legal anything I write is promoted by Kerry Buist on behalf of Colin Noble, both at West Suffolk Conservative Association, Unit 8, Swan Lane Business Park, Exning, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7FN

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