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LERRYN AREA MINIBUS ASSOCIATION

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Travel by LAMA!

 

 

Volunteer drivers take our community minibus from Lerryn via Lostwithiel to local towns, shops, garden centres and places of interest.  Charges are very modest, and a phone call (01208 871272) books you a place.

 

In addition, many local organisations such as the primary school, the Women's Institute, playgroup, church and theatre club find it advantageous to hire the bus for their own activities.

 

The timetables you can see on this page are also displayed in public places in Lerryn and Lostwithiel, and are published in 'The Bridge' and  'Lostwithiel News'.

 

 

Keep your bus on the road!

Keeping a community bus running is hard work! If you could give some time to helping on the committee, or if you would be interested in joining our team of drivers,  please call the Chairman, Ann Henderson, on 01208 873428.

 Timetables

 Self Drive Hire

 Fund Raising

 

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Timetables  

August 2017 Timetable

 
 

 CLICK HERE to view the August timetable as a PDF

 

 

 

CLICK HERE to view the August timetable in Word

 

LERRYN AREA MINIBUS

 

Everyone is welcome on the minibus – adults and children, residents and visitors.

We welcome well behaved dogs by prior arrangement

Trips leave from Lerryn and Lostwithiel and return at the times below.

Please phone in advance to book your seat and arrange a pick-up point.

Please call 01208 871272

 

August 2017 TIMETABLE

 

DATE

 

DESTINATION

 

TIME

 

 

RETURN FARE

Tuesday 1

Richard

Bodmin and supermarkets

Lerryn

9.30 – 12.30

£2.50 adult

 

£2.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 12.15

Tuesday 8

Annie

Bodmin and supermarkets

Lerryn

9.30 – 12.30

£2.50 adult

 

£2.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 12.15

Friday 11

Andy

Truro

Lerryn

9.30 – 3.30

£5.00 adult

 

£3.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 3.15

Tuesday 15

Andy

 

 

Bodmin and supermarkets

Lerryn

9.30 – 12.30

£2.50 adult

 

£2.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 12.15

Thursday 17

Glenn

Waitrose - Truro

Lerryn

9.30 – 1.00

£5.00 adult

 

£3.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 – 12.45

Tuesday 22

Maurice

 

 

Bodmin and supermarkets

Lerryn

9.30 – 12.30

£2.50 adult

 

£2.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 12.15

Friday 25

David/Andy

St Austell and Supermarkets

Lerryn

9.30 – 1.00

£3.00 adult

 

£2.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 12.45

Sunday 27

Richard

Cream Teas in Lerryn Memorial Hall (LAMA fundraiser)

Lostwithiel

2.15 – 4.15

Free

Tuesday 29

Annie

Bodmin and supermarkets

Lerryn

9.30 – 12.30

£2.50 adult

 

£2.00 child

Lostwithiel

9.45 - 12.15

Our next Special trip will be on Thursday 21st September when we will be doing a sightseeing tour of South West Cornwall

 

 

The minibus is available for self-drive hire to charities and community groups

Hirers provide their own driver

To enquire and/or to book, call 01208 871272

Special Trips 2017

  • Our programme of special trips will resume on Friday 17th February with a trip to Kernow Mills at Trerulefoot

  • On Saturday 18th February, we will run a free minibus to our Spuds and Puds lunch in the Lerryn Memorial Hall

  • 23rd March:  Waitrose Special

  • 11th May:  afternoon visit to Trewithen Gardens

  • 26th June:  Slapton Sands and Dartmouth

  • July:  a day at the seaside - Falmouth Beaches

  • August:  Waitrose Special and free minibus to Cream Teas in Lerryn Memorial Hall

  • September:  sightseeing trip to South West Cornwall

  • October:  Tavistock Farmers' Market and Craft Fayre

  • December:  Trelawney Garden Centre

 

Fund Raising

To keep our minibus on the road, the committee organises every year a wide range of fund-raising events.  We would like to thank the residents of Lerryn and the surrounding area for their generous support in previous events.

 

LAMA fundraising 2017

 

Events agreed so far.  Please keep reading this page for our updated list of fundraising events:

 

  • 18th February – Spuds and Puds - Lerryn Memorial Hall

  • 15th April - Easter Coffee Morning - Church Rooms - Lostwithiel

  • 27th May - Coffee Morning - Lerryn Memorial Hall

  • 22nd July:  Duck Race in Lerryn

  • 27th August (Bank Holiday Sunday):  Afernoon Teas in Lerryn Memorial Hall

  • October:  Pub quiz at the Ship Inn (tbc)

  • 25th November – Christmas Coffee Morning - Lerryn Memorial Hall

     

 Advance notice of 2018 events

 

Keep watching this space!

 

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Self Drive Hire

Lerryn Area Minibus Association exists to support rural communities and help to combat rural isolation by providing accessible, safe and affordable transport services.  Our regular trips (see timetables) cater for the needs of the local community that we exist to help.  However, we can also offer self-drive hires to community organisations.

In 2015, charities and community groups hired the minibus to make many journeys.  Here are a few examples:

  •  The Lerryn History Society went on an outing to Camborne
  •  It was used as one of the minibuses for the shuttle service for Lostfest
  •  The Fowey Rugby Club went to St Agnes
  •  The Lerryn WI saw Kneehigh at the Asyluym at the Heligan Gardens
  •  The Lerryn Ladies Dining Club had an evening meal at the Crows Nest on Bodmin Moor
  •  The Lostwithiel WI and the U3A Genealogy Group had lunch at St Austell College
  •  The Lerryn Theatre Club saw a play at the Theatre Royal Plymouth
  •  Children from a local nursery school went on a farm visit
  •  Children from Lerryn and St Winnow primary schools took part in activities in their respective parish churches
  •   The Fowey River Lions picked up passengers to attend their Christmas Lunch at Fowey Academy
  •  The Local Area United Nations Group attended a lecture at Plymouth University

The minibus can take up to 16 passengers plus the driver and the modest rate of £1.40 per mile includes all diesel costs. All drivers have to be over 25 years of age and must produce their driving licence at the half-hour familiarisation lesson that all drivers have to attend prior to driving our automatic minibus for the first time. In case any problems arise, we are fully insured and this includes breakdown