Aldringham Cum Thorpe Good Neighbour Scheme
Help can be provided for transport, small domestic jobs, collection of prescriptions, pensions, letter writing and befriending, and more. Help is available for over 18s; if possible forty-eight hours' notice would be appreciated. A small mileage fee (currently 45p per mile) will be charged to cover volunteer’s fuel costs.
Who to contact
- Pippa McLardy
- Hon Secretary
Where to go
- Area served
- East Suffolk, Leiston
- Occasional transport provided for clients, but it is not the main purpose of the scheme.
- Restrictions to access
- People Who Live within the Parish boundaries of Aldringham Cum Thorpe
Area served Aldringham cum Thorpe Parish
- Age Groups
Each scheme centres on a mobile phone that is held on a rota basis by members of the core group of volunteers, usually for a week or two at a time. The number of the phone is publicised throughout the parish and every resident has the right to make use of the scheme regardless of age or state of health.
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