Click here for details of the “Thursday Shopper” service
King’s Sutton Parish Council has teamed up with community interest company ABILITY (Northants) to run a new minibus service for local residents wishing to visit Banbury. The service runs every Tuesday morning and is free for concessionary bus pass holders subject to the following conditions:
Please note that the parish council’s established “Thursday Shopper” bus service will continue to run. Click here to view details of that service on the council's website.
Click here to use the online registration form on the ABILITY (Northants) website. (You'll need to scroll down the page to find the form.)
Hard copies of the registration form are available from the Parish Clerk’s Office on the first floor of the Millennium Memorial Hall and from the Hall Coffee Shop held on Monday and Friday mornings. Alternatively, a PDF of the form can be downloaded from here.
NB: Registration is free of charge for people who just wish to use the Tuesday King’s Sutton-Banbury Minibus service. Optional “Silver” and “Gold” PLUS Bus Services are available for those requiring additonal features. (See below for details.)
Journeys can be booked online here or by calling 07799 522097.
Silver Registration offers service users the opportunity to book trips further in advance and ensures a seat on the bus. The annual costs are:
Gold Registration is aimed at service users with mobility or disability issues who need to be picked up from home or from a location close to home and given assistance on and off the bus. Gold registrants also have the opportunity to book trips further in advance and ensure a seat on the bus. The annual cost for one person is £36.00 per year.
King’s Sutton Parish Council continues to subsidise the Thursday Shopper bus service operated every week by Cheney Coaches.
Thursday Shopper outbound times – King’s Sutton to Banbury Bus Station:
09:30 Astrop Road bus shelter
09:35 Junction of Bulls Lane and Banbury Lane
NB: The bus stops on request en route to Banbury at Sainsbury’s, Horton General Hospital, and Bloxham Road (for Horsefair Surgery or dentist).
Thursday Shopper return time – Banbury to King’s Sutton
12:20 from Banbury Bus Station
NB: The driver sets down passengers at various locations in King’s Sutton on request. Request stops include Banbury Lane, Richmond Street, Newlands, the Co-op, Astrop Grange, Astrop Road bus shelter and the junction of Astrop Road and Glebe Rise/The Knob.blog comments powered by Disqus