We say thank you to volunteer Lizzie

Lizzies presentation

Lizzie Perkins has volunteered at the Hounslow Furniture Recycling Project for the last eight years. On her last day with us on 29th April 2015, Anvar Tajmahal, Manager of the Hounslow Furniture Recycling Project and Finance Manager of Hounslow Community Transport, presented her with a gift to thank her for loyal and highly valued support.
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The arrival of a brand new minibus!

New Minibus 2015

Hounslow Community Transport is delighted to announce that it has taken delivery of a brand new fully wheelchair accessible 16 seater minibus. ‘This is another key milestone for our charity. The new minibus will enhance even further the appeal of our fleet of minibuses that can be hired by voluntary groups, charities, schools and colleges
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Sayed Rizvi

The family of Sayed Rizvi,who sadly died last year,have donated to Shopmobility his battery powered scooter. Sayed was a regular and much liked client of the Shopmobility service in Hounslow. Peter Blake,Chief Officer of Hounslow Community Transport who operate the Shopmobilty service said ‘ I met Sayed many times and he was always keen to
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Record number of New Members

Over 25 organisations will have become new Members of Hounslow Community Transport during the twelve months ending March 2014. The reason given by many for applying to become a Member is the very attractive appearance of our fleet of minibuses, with three new wheelchair accessible minibuses having been acquired over the past two years.

Discretionary Local Crisis Payments

In April 2013, the London Borough of Hounslow introduced Discretionary Local Crisis Payments (DLCPs) replacing Social Fund Community Care Grants that were Central Government funded and managed. The Hounslow Furniture Recycling Project has been appointed a supplier for people who have received DLCP awards.

MiDAS Training : Bespoke Courses

In addition to the monthly MiDAS training courses that HCT run, HCT will undertake MiDAS training courses for schools/colleges and other organizations on dates more suitable for them. Over 10 such courses will have been run by HCT in the twelve months ending March 2014.

New Minibus for the Minibus Hire Service

A new 16 seater wheelchair accessible minibus was added to the fleet at the end of 2013. A total of three new wheelchair accessible minibuses have now been added to the fleet in the last two years. All the new minibuses can be driven by drivers with the standard B category licence.

Lorna Stephens awarded an MBE

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In May 2011, Lorna Stephens, who is Chair of the Hounslow Community Transport Board of Trustees, received her MBE from the Queen at Windsor Castle. Lorna was awarded her MBE in recognition of over 37 years unstinting work for the London Borough of Hounslow Youth Service.