Edrych Ymlaen Newsletter Autumn 2020
Dolen Teifi Community Transport needs your help
Dolen Teifi have created a survey to get a better understanding of your transport needs and how we can best support you.
Dolen Teifi Community Transport are a non-profit making organisation and a registered charity which aims to provide affordable and accessible transport to individuals, organisations, and groups to help achieve social change in our community within the counties of Carmarthen and Ceredigion. We have several types of fully accessible vehicle that are available for use for all sorts of activities: social outings, shopping, hospital appointments, work, community services i...
New Electric Transport Project
NEW ELECTRIC TRANSPORT PROJECT LAUCHED IN THE LLANDYSUL AND SURROUNDING AREA
Llandysul a Phont-Tyweli Ymlaen have been successful in securing £446k from the National Lottery’s Community Fund to develop an ultra-low emission, low carbon, fully accessible transport solution. The vehicles are fully accessible 7-seater electrically powered Nissan Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) that includes space for a wheelchair. The vehicles will be placed within a flexible eight-mile radius of Llandysul to address the lack of provision of transport for all individuals and groups to access key local and regional services around the area of Llandysul and its hinterland...
Edrych Ymlaen Summer Edition 2020
The first edition of the Llandysul & Pont-Tyweli Ymlaen Cyf / Dolen Teifi newsletter "Edrych Ymlaen" has now been printed.
FEEDING THE COMMUNITY
Another of Dolen Teifi Community Transport minibus based in Llanelli is being used by Llwynhendy Food Bank. During the Covid-19 the Llwynhendy and Pemberton forum crew have been busy using the Transport for All minibus to collect medication and deliver food parcels from their food bank to residents throughout Llanelli. Jason Heart, who organises the 20 volunteers with Cllr Sharen Davies, said “that the kindness of large stores such as Morrisons, Marks and Spencer, Burns Pet Foods and the general public etc has been immense...
We have made available one bus to be at the disposal of Help Llandysul, a group that has been set up in response to the challenges posed by Covid-19 to assist individuals or families that have to shield or need support in accessing shopping or to the hospital.
HELP! Llandysul and area was formed in order to help the community and a network of over 30 volunteers was created in the first few weeks.
Matt commented that the minibus “has been very useful when it was not possible for people to share a vehicle in the usual way...
Celebration of the 100th Volunteer Driver for Llandysul a Phont-Tyweli Ymlaen
Transport for All has several community mini-buses, which are available to groups and organisations to provide access to essential community services promoting community activity, social inclusion, community cohesion, regeneration, rural health, wellbeing and recovery from mental health problems. Development officer, Rod Bowen said: "This is an important milestone. "When we achieved the unthinkable 100th volunteer driver we were incredibly pleased”.
Dorothy McDonald, of the Burry Port Dementia Group, was on hand at the ceremony, and explained the difference the scheme has made to them personally, she said: "We meet every Thursday, and started off with four people, and at our last meeting we had 24 people...