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Getting out and about

In this section, you will also find details of organisations that can advise you on easier ways to travel if you have mobility problems. There are a number of providers that can supply you with mobility aids, and guidance on the Blue Badge Scheme.

For information and advice on public transport visit the Devon County Council Travel Devon website https://new.devon.gov.uk/travel/

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Newton Abbot Ring and Ride

Newton Abbot Ring & Ride provides help for anyone having difficulty using regular buses can travel on our wheelchair accessible minibuses from home to Newton Abbot town centre, to local supermarkets and on excursions around Devon.
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Newton Abbot Community Transport AssociationMulti Storey Car Park, Sherborne RoadNEWTON ABBOTDEVONTQ12 2QY

Newton Abbot Shopmobility

Newton Abbot Shopmobility provides help to anyone needing to get around. They can hire a manual powered wheelchair or scooter on a daily basis or long term loan. Child's buggy also available. Powered vehicles for over 16's only.
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Newton Abbot Community Transport AssociationMulti Storey Car Park, Sherborne RoadNEWTON ABBOTDEVONTQ12 2QY

North Devon - Shopmobility

North Devon Shopmobility commenced operation in June 1997. It offers the loan of scooters, manual and powered wheelchairs to those with mobility problems who wish to access Barnstaple shops and other town centre facilities. There is a temporary or annual membership fee and a deposit for…
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Go North Devon LtdThe Shopmobility Centre, Albert LaneBARNSTAPLEDEVONEX32 8RL

North Devon Cancer Care Car Service

The North Devon Cancer Care Car Service helps cancer patients in North Devon and Torridge District areas, who need to get to North Devon District Hospital for oncology or chemotherapy treatment or any other cancer related appointment at local hospitals. The joint venture is between Go…
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Go North Devon LtdThe Shopmobility Centre, Albert LaneBARNSTAPLEDEVONEX32 8RL

North Devon Ring and Ride

North Devon Ring and Ride commenced operations in 1993 to meet transport needs of disabled and older people unable to use public transport in some areas of North Devon. The scheme provides a door to door minibus service enabling people, many living in isolated rural locations…
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The Shopmobility CentreAlbert LaneBARNSTAPLEDEVONEX32 8RL

North Devon Shopmobility Sighted Guide

Shopmobility Sighted Guides are trained volunteers who will accompany visually impaired people who would like to go shopping but need a guiding hand. Available for up to 2 hours for escort in and around Barnstaple town centre. Sighted Guide Service is also provided for the North Devon…
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The Shopmobility CentreAlbert LaneBarnstapleDevonEX32 8RL

North Devon Shopmobility Volunteer Escort Service and Wheelchair Hire

Shopmobility Volunteer Escort Service for people who need someone with them when shopping. Must be prebooked and is subject to volunteer availability. Escort service also links with North Devon Ring and Ride. Long Term Hire of manual wheelchair hire is available for overnight, for the…
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The Shopmobility CentreAlbert LaneBarnstapleDevonEX32 8RL

Nurseplus Exeter

Homecare and One to One support has increasingly become a popular choice for many people, allowing them to remain in the comfort of their own homes amongst familiar surroundings and people and allowing them to live as independently as possible, for as long as possible.…
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Ground Floor, Buckland HousePark Five Business Centre, Harrier WaySowton Industrial EstateExeterDevonEX2 7HU

Okehampton and District Ring and Ride Scheme

Ring and Ride offers a door to door service for people needing transport to local shops in Okehampton. Call before noon the day before travelling to arrange.
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Unit 3 Okehampton Business ParkHigher Stockley MeadOkehamptonDevonEX20 1EJ

Okehampton District Community Car Scheme

Volunteer drivers use own vehicles to carry those unable to use conventional transport to medical appointments. Social visits like shopping or hairdresser appointments in exchange for a specified mileage charge. 48 hours notice required.  We also have wheelchair accessible transport available.
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Unit 3 Okehampton Business ParkHigher Stockley MeadOkehamptonDevonEX20 1EJ
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