Bernard Hall Cuddington
By Haddenham Webteam - 15th March 2022 7:00pm
'Carrie', the Haddenham Community Vehicle, has a new logo and a new look. The personal door-to-door service remains, but the scope of the operation has evolved since its initial launch.
On Tuesday 15th March, the committee, drivers, supporters and friends met at the Haddenham Community Library to celebrate the re-launch.
Inspired by retired Haddenham GP Hugh Stradling, the service sought to ease social isolation, focusing particularly on helping those in wheelchairs. Since its launch in 2015, the committee have found that there are many other clients isolated through more general mobility issues and this extends to the less well-served surrounding villages. The committee needed to send out a different message stressing the greater breadth of service.
Supported by local marketing consultancy Purple Frog, a new logo has been developed together with a revised brochure reflecting the new emphasis. This has also led to a new livery being applied to Carrie.
When Hugh Stradling left the area last year, Peter Quilleash took over as Chair. Peter notes: "We are pleased to have helped around 100 clients already and the service now has a renewed lease of life following the pandemic. The changed image and message can take us forward and we are forever grateful to our brilliant team of trained drivers and all those who continue to support us".
The door-to-door service is bookable in advance by calling David Hammond on 07483 806171. The service is free to residents in our area but, as a charity, donations are much appreciated. New volunteer drivers are always welcome.
Carrie has covered 30,000 miles
She has helped over 100 clients Involving 2,022 journeys
Carrie serves residents of:
Long Crendon Chearsley
Peter Quilleash — Chair
The committee extends thanks to:
Neal Stimpson for scheduled inspection and maintenance
Purple Frog marketing consultancy
Ivor Miles for vehicle support
For further information contact Neil Dury on 07940 576088 or Email: email@example.com
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