Delighted to announce Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Company as our 5th CT Superhero!

We’re delighted to congratulate Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Company (BSCTC) on becoming our 5th community transport group to receive our £100 contribution towards their organisation.

BSCTC were awarded the prize due to the incredible service they have provided to their local community since 1997.

They are recognised as one of the most successful community transport schemes throughout the whole of Scotland which is “run by the community, for the community”. Throughout 2016 alone they were awarded 6 individual awards for their outstanding work and dedication to the community.

BSCTC provide many different transport schemes for passengers to choose from including their community car scheme which is said to serve around 1,550 clients, with the help of 170 dedicated volunteers & 10 telephonists who keep the minibuses and cars filled up to complete around 6000 journeys each year. They have wheelchair accessible options to suit everybody’s individual needs enabling the entire community to get and about and see the Highlands in their full beauty.

The list of awards Badenoch & Strathspey CTC collected in 2016:

Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI)
• Volunteer of the Year 2016
• Outstanding Achievement Award 2016

Age Scotland
• Volunteer of the Year 2016

Scottish Accessible Transport Alliance
• Individual Achievement Award 2016

Moray Firth Radio
• Volunteer of the Year Award 2016

Scotland’s Dementia Awards
• Best Community Support Initiative 2016

Being recognised by the community and other organisations in your local area just goes to show that providing a caring and consistent service really does make your service shine brighter than the rest.

We are delighted to announce BSCTC as our 5th CT Superhero as their commitment to the community around them has enabled their passengers to keep their independence and allow them to socially interact keeping a smile on their faces.

Keep up the great work BSCTC!