The Transport Advocates project provided an information service around transport issues to members of the public in East Durham. This was around bus timetables, train timetables, bus passes, assistance with funding towards transport and also on specialist transport services such as Community Transport, Hospital Link, Link 2 service and any other issues around transport.
The Transport Advocates also took information regarding complaints which were fed back to East Durham Trust who compiled a report and forwarded it to the appropriate organisation.
The Transport Advocates worked from Community Centres at advertised days and times and at other times members of the public can phone East Durham Trust who would pass the query on.
The Transport advocates project was supported by East Durham Area Action Partnership.
East Durham Trust Community House Yoden Road Peterlee SR8 5DP T: 0191 5693511 F: 0191 5693522
WHAT WE DO
We help the communities of the former district of Easington which is made up 20 distinct areas, most of which are former Pit villages that continue to be hugely affected by deprivation following the closure of the Pits. We run a wide range of projects to help the community fight disadvantage including food parcels, telephone befriending for the socially isolated, helping people in the downward spiral of debt, supporting people to get the benefits they deserve, helping people get into employment, providing holiday activities with food, getting the disengaged engaged with the arts, support for single parents, arts on prescription, community loans and SO MUCH MORE!