TALGARTH & CRICKHOWELL DIAL A RIDE NEEDS YOU !!!!
Do you have some spare time that you would like to give back to society and to make a real difference to someones life? Dial a Ride in Talgarth and Crickhowell are
seeking volunteer Drivers and/or escorts to join our wonderful team of giving and caring volunteers that help many of our members to maintain their independence and to stay in their own
If you would like to help PLEASE contact our Brecon office on 01874 624060 or you can
email us with any enquiries to :
Presentation of cheque from Timothy Belcher to Lisa Marsh of Brecon Dial a Ride for
£4052.93. Massive thanks to Tim for all his organisation of the Ball at The Castle Hotel Brecon and for a wonderful evening that was thoroughly enjoyed by all !!!
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR
The Trustees, staff & volunteers would like to wish you all a
Merry Christmas and a Healthy & Happy New
Nadolig Llawen & Blwyddyn
COFFEE MORNING at Bishop Bevan Hall, Brecon on Friday 26th May raised £496 for the Club so thank you to all who attended and to our amazing volunteers who make our coffee mornings possible
Christmas Tree Festival at Brecon Cathedral.
Please go along and see our christmas tree along with 40 others from local charities. 9th - 12th December help get you in the christmas spirit :)
Please click on this link to see the trailer for the new and up-coming film
about Dial a Ride made by Superfolk Films https://vimeo.com/188300301
COFFEE MORNING at Bishop Bevan Hall Brecon. Starts at 10 am £1 entry. Raffle, Cake stall, Bric-a-Brac, Craft stall and much more.
Grand Xmas Draw Raffle Tickets
Now on Sale - £1 a book or 25p a ticket
1st Prize - £75
2nd Prize - £50
3rd Prize - £25
and many more prizes. To be drawn on Wednesday 14th December 2016
Please as a driver or we will be selling them in Bethel Square on Tuesday 11th and 25th October
School Escort wanted to work 10 hours per week in Term Time Only. Full Training will be given. For further information
please contact Lisa at the office on 01874 624060 or email us via our Contact link. We look forward to hearing from you !!!
General Manager Lisa Marsh receiving a very generous donation of £10,000.00 from Morrisons towards one of our newer buses !
Photos taken by a drone for Superfolk Films
Dial a Ride photos by Film makers "Superfolk Films" were taken by Tom & George whilst filming over the past few months ( Film to come soon ).
Please click on the link below and scroll your mouse over to Dial-a-Ride
Thank you so much to all the volunteers and everyone who attended our Coffee Morning. We raised a wonderful £486.00 for Dial a Ride !!!!
Many thanks to all that helped and who donated on our Flag Day and to Aldi & Morrisons, we raised £219 !!!
FLAG DAY FRIDAY 20th MAY
We will be collecting outside Aldi, Co op and Morrisons so if you can spare an hour to help out please don't hesitate to contact us.
See you then !!
UPCOMING FLAG DAYS
Flag Day Brecon Collection dates for your Diary !
We will be collecting on the streets of Brecon with all proceeds going to
Brecon Dial a Ride on
Friday May 20th and
Friday September 23rd.
Please pop any of your loose change in the pot
or if you have the odd hour to spare to help by volunteering then please do contact us at the office.
Get your thinking cap on !
Quiz Night at Brecon Con Club
In aid of Brecon Dial a Ride
Friday 29th January
start time 8pm.
Please come along and
have some fun and
raise funds towards
this local cause
We hope you all had a wonderful and peaceful Christmas and would like to wish you all a
VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!
Big CONGRATULATIONS to all our Xmas Raffle Winners !!!
A MASSIVE Thankyou to everyone who bought Raffle Tickets and a special thanks to all the volunteers who sold tickets for us over the past few weeks. You managed to raise just under £400 for the
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS
If you have any time to spare and like the idea of giving a little back to your local community then please get in touch.
We are looking to add to our core of volunteers who help us with coffee mornings, Flag Days, selling Raffle Tickets and any other fundraising events that we organise. You don't have to make a regular
committment it's just a matter of the odd hour you can spare to help man such events. We have several fundraising events coming up in the next couple of months and were hoping that we could call
on a few new volunteers to lend a hand. If you feel you would like to spare us a little of your time then please don't hesitate in contacting us on
01874 624060 for a chat.
Friday 4th September 2015 at Arosfa starting 7pm
Calling al members ....Please join us at our A.G.M at Arosfa ( refreshments included )
It's your chance to have your say !
If you are a member and require transport please ring the office.
If you are a member but are unable to attend please just ask the driver for a proxy form.
LOOK AT THESE BAD BOYS !!!
DATES FOR MAY
Friday May 22nd Flag Day at Aldi,Morrisons, and the Co Op so if you see our
volunteers with their collection tins please pop some change in their tins as every penny helps ! !
Friday May 29th at Bishop Bevan Hall - COFFEE MORNING.
If you would like to help on one of our stalls or bake some cakes for our cake stall we would love to hear from you ! ! If you'd like to pop in for coffee we will be
open from 10am with admission being £1 with your first cuppa and biscuits included. We look forward to seeing you all.
CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who won a prize in our Easter Egg Raffle and a big thankyou
to Morrisons, Co op, Aldi, Candyland and to the members themselves who donated eggs as Raffle prizes. We raised
£73.00 for the club so thankyou one and all and we hope you had a lovely Easter !!!
EASTER CLOSURE DATES
Good Friday-April 3rd - Skeleton Staff
Easter Sunday-5th April - usual Church Run
EASTER MONDAY-6TH APRIL - CLOSED
200 CLUB WINNERS
Congratulations to our 200 Club Winners !!!
Mrs R Jones, Mrs Sales, Mrs Turfrey, Miss Tanswell, Mrs Ashfield, Mrs Fell.
You can help support the club by joining the 200 club and be entered into 4 draws per year for only £15
1st prize is £100
2nd prize is £75
3rd prize £50
4th prize £25
We would like to say a HUGE Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket for our Christmas Draw as we managed to raise £966.00 for the
We cannot thank you all enough !!!
FLAG DAYS IN 2015
We are holding street collections around Brecon on the following dates :
Friday 22nd May and
If you have an hour spare to lend a hand please call us at the office on 01874 624060 as we would love to hear from you !!!
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED AND ALL THE VOLUNTEERS WHO MADE OUR COFFEE MORNING SUCH A HUGE SUCCESS !! WE
MANAGED TO RAISE AN AMAZING £507.00 !!!!
Please come and join us at
Bishop Bevan Hall, Brecon Friday 14th November from 10am til midday.
£1 entrance gains you a free cuppa and biscuits and the chance to browse our various stalls. All proceeds go to Brecon Dial a Ride so
please come along as your support would be much appreciated !
We look forward to seeing you there !
A huge thank you to all the volunteers who made our Coffee Morning on Friday 13th a very lucky one ! We raised over £400 with the
wonderful support we received from those who attended. Thank you all !!
BOARD MEMBERS WANTED !!!!
Do you want to help your local community and make a difference ?
Can you bring experience and enthusiasm to the table ?
Are you free to join our established Board of Trustees ?
If so please do not hesitate in contacting us to discuss exactly what being a Trustee entails and how you can
VOLUNTEER SUNDAY DRIVERS
We are looking for
assist with our
If you have a couple of
spare every few weeks and
like to give back to the
community please contact us at
the office on 01874 624060
Mon-Fri , 8.30am-12.30pm
WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH YOU ALL A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR AND THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR WONDERFUL SUPPORT
THROUGHOUT 2013 !!!
Best Community Transport Operator in Wales 2010
Brecon & District DisABLEd Club is locally known as Brecon Dial a Ride. We are a Charity that has been running for 35 years and our aim is to provide
a wheelchair accessible transport service for members of the local community who are elderly or disabled.
We are an integral part of the community offering not just a transport service but a strong sense of friendship and care. We are proud to have been voted
The Best Community Transport Operator in Wales in 2010 and this is due to the tireless work by our dedicated staff and volunteers.
Annual membership is just £5 and entitles you to reduced fees for door to door journeys, invitations to fundraising events, Newsletters, Monthly Quizzes etc.
For Dial a Ride fares please click below
Look at our services
OUR NEW SMALLER VEHICLE
Many thanks to Santander and The Truemark Trust for their help in purchasing our new Fiat Scudo
New Bus for Brecon Dial a Ride
A New Bus for Brecon Dial a Ride
Brecon Dial-a-Ride have taken delivery of their new wheelchair accessible minibus . This new addition
the local charity’s fleet to 7 vehicles. All are converted to be fully accessible for wheelchair users, together with low steps for easy access. The Award winning local charity is now in its 35th
year and serves the elderly and disabled people of Brecon and its surrounding areas.
The charity has one bus based in Crickhowell, one based inTalgarth, and four based in Brecon serving Brecon
and Sennybridge. The seventh bus will replace their Y Reg Renault which will then be sold with the proceeds going towards the purchase of a smaller vehicle that will be used for taking smaller groups
of people to events where a minibus as their mode of transport may not be suitable for example funerals, concerts or even
Brecon & Radnor Express 14th February
Many thanks to all who took part in our Easter Raffle with a special thank you for the Easter Eggs donated by The Co-op, Morrisons and
Mrs K Davies.
The Raffle raised £236 towards the Club !!!
We would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter !
"Elliot the ted" raises £60 for Club funds
" Brecon Dial a Ride have held their most recent "Name The Ted" competition in aid of club funds. The event is run every few months by the charity, with
participants paying £1 per ticket for the pleasure of winning a giant teddy bear. The latest competition, run in conjunction with Valentine's Day saw £60 raised for the Brecon scheme and General
Manager, Lisa Marsh, told The Brecon & Radnor Express - "Without the tremendous support we receive from the local community, we would be hard pressed in keeping the service on the road. People
may think that these small fundraising ideas are a drop in the ocean but every little bit helps so thank you to all who entered"
Pictured is Cath Francis, from Brecon, the winner of the Valentine's Day teddy bear "Elliot" alongside Brecon Dial a Ride scheme co-ordinator, Bob
Brecon & Radnor Express, Thursday February 21st 2013