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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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Motability Scheme

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair, using their Government funded mobility allowance . If you receive the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance, the Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment…
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Motability Operations Ltd, City Gate House22 Southwark Bridge RoadLondonSE1 9HB

National Bus Passes - Devon

There are two types of pass: those issued to older residents and those issued to applicants with certain disabilities.  The bus pass provides free travel throughout England. Full details can be found on our website.
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Concessionary Bus Travel, Room 18, Matford OfficesCounty Hall, Topsham RoadExeterDevonEX2 4QD

National Bus Passes - Torbay

Free off-peak travel is available for older people or those with certain disabilities with a bus pass. To apply for a free bus pass you must be a permanent resident of Torbay and eligible on grounds of age or disability. Full details can be found on our…
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Concessionary Fares, Torbay Council,Town HallCastle CircusTorquayTQ1 3DR

New Ability

New Ability provides a complete service for disabled people and their carers in Torbay and its surrounding areas. We have been trading for over ten years offering a wide range of products and services aimed at making life easier. We offer advice and sales on…
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371a, Torquay RoadPaigntonDevonTQ3 2BT

Newton Abbot Community Transport Association

Newton Abbot Community Transport provides accessible, affordable transport and services for our local community, supporting increased mobility, social contact and independence through: Shopmobility daily and long term wheelchair, scooter and walker hire. Ring and ride door to door wheelchair friendly minibuses. Wheelchair accessible and voluntary…
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Multi Storey Car ParkSherborne RoadNEWTON ABBOTDEVONTQ12 2QY

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 16s 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
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