Mere and District Linkscheme
Scheme Usage Figures 2017-18

Our volunteer drivers travelled just over
39,000 miles

64% of 2017-18 journeys were assisting Mere residents, and 36% residents of surrounding villages

The year's trips took 2579 hours of our volunteer's time in total

291 trips were made to Salisbury Hospitals,
22 to RUH Bath,
14 to Southampton Hospital, and 20 to Yeovil Hospital

Of a total 1004 trips, 818 were medical-related and 186 were 'social' (e.g. shopping trips, hairdressers, social events, train stations)

33 different volunteers made trips for our local residents - but we always welcome new volunteers!

Note: All figures shown on this page relate to Linkscheme journeys made during the period 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2018.