The Community Bus

The Community Bus

Charity information

The Community Bus

The converted double decker provides a safe, stimulating play environment for young children who do not have access to other play facilities. It provides a friendly meeting place for isolated people.

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    The Community bus is a mobile facility working throughout Bath & NE Somerset in areas lacking community provision, e. G. Community centres, meeting places. We reach adults and children who are socially or geographically isolated. We aim to stimulate the self-organisation of communities to:
    • meet local needs.
    • effect change
    • promote a sense of community
    • organise safe, stimulating play
    • start new projects which will eventually be
    run independently

    We reach adults and children who are geographically and socially isolated. The converted double decker provides a safe and stimulating play environment for young children who do not have access to other play facilities. It provides a friendly meeting place for adults to share ideas and concerns.
    The Bus runs family sessions in term-times, playschemes for 5-13 year olds in the holidays and participates in community events.
    Last year we worked with 5,257 people in 15 areas of Bath & NE Somerset.

  • Aims

    The Community Bus aims to:

    • Reduce the isolation of disadvantaged people
    • Promote a sense of community
    • Start new projects which will eventually be run independently
    • Organise safe, stimulating play activities
  • Overview

    Established: March 1991

    Registered Charity Number: 1017312

    Board members: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 01761 419557

    Address: The Community Bus Radstock Road Midsomer Norton BA3 2AA

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