As the Cambridgeshire County Council process of withdrawing rural bus subsidies progresses, Steve Edmondson has taken a closer look at the timetables and the provision of bus stops in Haslingfield.
South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) is proposing a new type of solution to meet the transport needs of our rural community. Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) is ideal for people living in rural areas with limited or no access to conventional public transport. Think of it as a mini-bus-on-demand service which aims to take passengers to locations where they can access other transport services. Read more
We have just launched our new Travel & Transport information page at: haslingfieldvillage.co.uk/travel
Around 20 drivers assist about 25 residents to get to medical appointments, under a variety of County Council / Care Network supported schemes. Read more
Haslingfield Village Hall, Wednesday January 16th 7.30pm
This meeting is being held for Haslingfield residents to express their needs for the future regarding bus transport, as the County Council has voted to stop subsidising our route (amongst many), and to offer alternatives. Read more
Haslingfield Needs YOU!
We feel that local residents should have more of a stake in their own roads, paths and verges, and can respond quickly when needed – in wintry weather, for example, when the main road gritting services may be at full stretch.
Cambridgeshire County Council is providing free training, equipment and insurance for parishes to run volunteer schemes to grit footpaths and cycleways not covered by the County Council’s gritters. Read more