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.



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.


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
– looking at the website at

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