The Nettlebed and District Good Neighbour Scheme is run by a group of volunteers and organises the following activities:
Lifts by volunteer drivers
We offer lifts to patients of Nettlebed Surgery who do not have access to private or public transport for visits to the doctor and hospitals. Those who need physical assistance should ask their doctor for hospital trans[port.
Charges are as follows
To Nettlebed £2
To local towns – Henley, Wallingford, Watlington, Sonning Common £4
To Reading £6
To Oxford £12
To Newbury £18
To contact the coordinator call 07944 696329
Free door to door shopping bus trips to Henley every week
The Henley HandyBus goes at 9.30 am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and the OCC Comet gores at 10.30 am on Thursdays of weeks not covered by the Handybus. This service is for those who do not have access to private or public transport and is provided free thanks to generous support from Parish Councils. Booking is essential. Call Jim McWhirter on (01491) 641609
There is a lunch club at 12 for 12.30 on the first Tuesday of each month in the Village Club. Cost £5. Booking is essential. Call Sue Abbott on 0118 972 3661.
There is a coffee morning at 10 am in the Village Club on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Coffee, tea and cakes are provided free by the volunteers and no booking is required. There is a raffle.