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Journey Makers

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Our collection of stories – the “Journey Makers” series – shines a light on the people who are making journeys possible for passengers every day. We hear from drivers, volunteers, carers, staff and organisers, all of whom provide that extra care which sets community transport apart.

The tagline beneath our logo, “Making journeys possible” embodies these journey makers and the social value that we create every day. We do this by enabling people who struggle to access mainstream transport to lead active and independent lives. We focus on helping people who fall between the gaps of statutory transport provision, those who are isolated in rural areas, and those who are lonely because they struggle to leave their homes using conventional transport.

In doing so, we provide lonely and isolated people with a crucial lifeline – whether this involves a simple trip to the shops, a check-up at the local GP or a day out with a group of friends.

Read about the people who are “making journeys possible” by clicking here or by navigating to our News page and clicking on the “Journey Makers” category.

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My passion for what we do, my pride in my team – and my true belief in the difference transport makes for local communities image
My passion for what we do, my pride in my team – and my true belief in the difference transport makes for local communities

Hidden Heroes: “It’s not a job, it’s a responsibility”… “It’s all about making people happy and keeping them safe.” image
Hidden Heroes: “It’s not a job, it’s a responsibility”… “It’s all about making people happy and keeping them safe.”

ECT Charity appoints new CEO as Anna Whitty MBE announces retirement image
ECT Charity appoints new CEO as Anna Whitty MBE announces retirement

Hidden Heroes: “I’m not very good at blowing my own trumpet – but I hope I’m doing something good for the community” image
Hidden Heroes: “I’m not very good at blowing my own trumpet – but I hope I’m doing something good for the community”

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