The Community Bus
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.
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
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.
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
Established: March 1991
Registered Charity Number: 1017312
Board members: 6
Part time staff: 3
Phone number: 01761 419557
Address: The Community Bus Radstock Road Midsomer Norton BA3 2AAView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
Mobile Playbus in Rural AreasThe Community Bus is a converted double decker playbus that targets isolated, disadvantage... More