Charity drivers clock up 170,500 miles

PUBLISHED: 17:42 10 January 2008 | UPDATED: 14:21 04 May 2010

ROYSTON and District Community Transport clocked up its largest-ever mileage in 2007 – and it aims to go further this year. The charity s 75 volun-teer drivers covered 170,500 miles last year, providing door-to-door transport for people in Royston and the

ROYSTON and District Community Transport clocked up its largest-ever mileage in 2007 - and it aims to go further this year.

The charity's 75 volun-teer drivers covered 170,500 miles last year, providing door-to-door transport for people in Royston and the ­­sur-rounding villages.

The scheme is aimed at groups or individuals who are unable to use conventional public tran-sport

Scheme manager David Wherrell said: "Our work is vital for so many people who would otherwise be house-bound."

The charity is always looking for more volunteer drivers.

n For more details call David Wherrell, or volunteer co-ordinator Pru Burton, on 01763 245228.

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