Pay as you go with Shopmobility

North Devon Gazette

To reflect changing use and frequency of the Shopmobility Service in Barnstaple, Go North Devon is waiving membership fees during 2022 so users can ‘pay as you go’.

From January 4, the following fees apply: membership – free; scooter and powered wheelchair hire - £6 per session*; manual wheelchair hire - £4 per session*; manual wheelchair overnight hire - £4 per day (£25 deposit); portable scooter overnight hire - £10 per day (£100 deposit); portable scooter seven-day hire - £50 per week (£100 deposit). Deposits are returnable.

* Any length of time between 9am and 2.20pm.

New members need to provide two forms of ID with their name and address and will receive a short training session on the safe use of a wheelchair or scooter, in a designated practice area.

Parking is available next to the centre at Albert Lane (by the bus station) and a permit will be issued. Booking is advisable.

Go North Devon operates under Covid-secure procedures to ensure the safety of clients and staff.

To find out more or to book, call 01271 328866.

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