Community Groups

Leighton Fun Runners (LFR)

Couch to 5k Programmes

Next 9 week programme commences Monday 23rd Sep 2019, at 19:15 at the Clubhouse, Bell Close in Leighton Buzzard (opposite Morrisons).

The cost of the course is £10, some of which is donated to local charities.

Please also see the LFR website.

Website: www.leightonfunrunners.org.uk

Healthwatch

Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire is the local consumer champion promoting choice and influencing the provision of high quality health, social care and wellbeing services for all across Central Bedfordshire.

Website: healthwatch-centralbedfordshire.org.uk

Leighton Buzzard Voluntary Patient Transport

LBVPT provides voluntary transport for elderly and vulnerable people to and from their outpatient appointments at these local hospitals- Luton & Dunstable, Milton Keynes, Stoke Mandeville, Bedford, Amersham and High Wycombe. The service operates Monday to Saturday and is subject to a volunteer driver being available on the required day.

This service is available if you do not qualify for NHS non-emergency transport, or you are unable to get to your hospital appointments by any other means, such as public transport, friends or family. LBVPT asks for a donation to cover the cost of providing the service. Further information can be found by:

– calling our call handler on 07873 497633. Mon-Fri. 9am-5pm
– sending an email to lbvpt@outlook.com
– looking at the website at www.lbvpt.co.uk

Suggested donations are:

– The L&D and MK Hospitals – £12 return
– Stoke Mandeville – £15 return
– High Wycombe – £30 return
– Amersham – £26 return
– Bedford – £22 return