Scottish Borders Transport – Transport & Medical Appointments

The final area we looked at during the event in Duns was issues around transport to and from medical appointments.   Issues raised Travel time and/or access to transport is not taken into account when appointments are being scheduled. It also feels like those who are making the appointments have limited local knowledge of how…

Scottish Borders Transport – Bus Connections & Timetabling

This is the 2nd blog from the Duns Transport event back in November, which looks at the Bus Connections and timetabling issues discussed. Issues raised The group had experienced many issues around bus connections and timetabling.  Below is what we heard. It is common for the buses not to connect for onward journeys to destinations….

Borders Bus

Scottish Borders Transport -Connecting Villages & Towns

Last month we were in Duns to talk about transport issues in the area. The Royal Voluntary Service and Living Streets came along to talk about the work they have been doing in the Borders. Four main themes came through from the discussions: Issues around connecting villages & towns through public transport Issues around pavements…

People in Angus having a voice on transport

by Anne Connor People in Angus are continuing to have a say on how transport can be improved in their area.  Rural Wisdom has been working alongside older people and others in Brechin and Edzell and that part of North Angus. Transport was an issue that came up often – both for the problems people…

Let’s Talk Transport in Borders

Transport is always an issue that comes up whenever I ask “What could make your area work better?” This is not unique to the Borders, it has been a recurring issue in all the areas we have been working.  A key aim of Rural Wisdom is to share information and over the last few years…

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Travel Tales Workshop

Early in 2019, Brechin Information Hub and Rural Wisdom  held a ‘Travel Tales Workshop’ in Angus. We had been hearing from people that they found travel to medical appointments within Tayside challenging at times.  Find out what was said in the gallery below or by downloading the document as a PDF.  Thanks to Angus LEADER…

Let’s Talk Transport Newsletter

Ahead of our ‘Let’s Talk Transport – in Highland Perthshire’ event in Aberfeldy on the 30 October, we have produced a newsletter to get the conversation started. This follows on from our Let’s Talk Housing newsletter and event earlier this month. Come along to this free event in the Breadalbane Library to have your say.

EVENT: Let’s Talk Transport – in Highland Perthshire

Come along and talk to the Public Transport Unit about your transport needs, how your community can help and how other rural communities tackle this age-old problem. See www.ruralwisdom.org for more details Following on from the success of our Let’s Talk Housing event, Rural Wisdom and Perth & Kinross Council are hosting an event to discuss…