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Pensioners tell of shock as vital Wiltshire bus link to RUH is axed

by admin | 5th February 2015

Elderly patients have slammed the decision to cut a vital bus link to the Royal United Hospital in Bath after Wiltshire Council announced it will be withdrawing its funding.

The Connect2 Wiltshire bus service, previously known as the Wiltshire Hopper, is run by Warminster-based A and G Minibuses and has been offering patients a door-to-door service from their home to the hospital for 15 years.

Pensioner Lyndy Bishop, of Melrose Avenue, Warminster, suffers with type one diabetes and needs to attend laser eye appointments at the RUH to stop her sight deteriorating.

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Wiltshire Times

by Tanya Yilmaz, Bradford on Avon reporter

5th February 2015

 

Please click here for link to another story about Council cuts vital Connect2Wiltshire hospital bus to save £130k

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