Community Transport and Bus Service

Village Hopper – Keeping the villages connected 

A community, not for-profit, 16-seater minibus service. Serving the villages of Grendon, Castle Ashby, Whiston, Cogenhoe, Brafield, Little Houghton & Great Houghton. Operated by Cogenhoe & Whiston Parish Council and jointly funded by the parishes. The bus currently picks up passengers at The White hart and will on request pick up and drop off further up the village at The Green.  For further information click the update link below. For a full timetable click the Revised Bus Timetable link below. Concessionary Bus Travel Passes are accepted on this service.

Village Hopper Update

Timetable Mon to Frid Oct 2020

Timetable Saturday October 2020                                                                                                                             

Bedford Bus (Route 41)

Daily returns Bedford Northampton including Biddenham. Bromley and Olney. Operated by Stagecoach. The bus picks up from stops at the bottom of the village High Street on either side of the A428 Bedford Road depending on direction of travel an run normally every hour during peak times. For a full timetable click the link below. Bus Travel Passes are accepted on this service.                                                                                     Please note that this bus can often be running late from Bedford to Northampton due to traffic issues. To be sure of the exact time of arrival you can track the bus on your mobile phone using the free Stagecoach App. For details click link below


Stagecoach Mobile Phone APP

Ability Community Transport

A ‘not for profit’ social enterprise providing a community bus service to residents who need transport for shopping, hairdressers, banks and simply getting out and about. A fee based membership scheme with arranged pick up and drop off points. For further details click the links below:

Ability Poster20190528_19550686
Ability Application20190528_20100525
Ability Terms & Conditions20190528_20122619

Northampton Volunteer Car Scheme

A unique project in Northampton where volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to support elderly & disabled residents, ensuring they are able to make medical and well-being appointments. The scheme is fee-based membership. For further details click the link below:

NV Car Scheme

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