Londesborough Business Park

Londesborough Road

Scarborough YO12 5AF

United Kingdom

01723 354434

News & Events



September 2018Help! We need volunteer drivers! If you can spare a day a week and are looking for something active, fulfilling and genuinely helpful to the folks of our community then give us a call!




Open Air Theatre CollectionThanks to everyone who helped fill our collecting buckets at the James concert on 18th August!   We raised a magnificent £314.00 and that's twice the total of last year's collection!  James' fans rock!!! Special thanks once again to Scarborough Open Air Theatre for their kindness and hospitality    August 2018


HolyfieldSadly, on Friday 15th December we had to take the decision tolet Holyfield join the Heavenly cattery in the sky.  He was nearly 21 human years old and chose to stay with us for the last 16 years or so.  He will be sadly missed by everyone here! December 2017



New minibus liveried up! September 2017


New minibus arrives!Minibus Options of Whaley Bridge supplied, once again, our latest minibus.  Similar to our other Renault Masters this vehicle has 12 passenger seats and is fully accessible for those using wheelchairs or with mobility problems.    Livery  will  be finishing touch before its put into service. September 2017



Information desk day at Morrison's EastfieldAmanda took to the foyer of Morrison's Eastfield to be on hand for information about the service and volunteering. September 2017



Success at Scarborough's Open Air Theatre for the 80s Vs 90s nightWe were shaking the buckets at SOAT on 5 August  and we raised £149.71 for Dial A Ride.  Thanks to Tim, Amanda, Mick and Les (he took the photo!).    A big thank you to Scarborough Borough Council and everyone at the Open Air Theatre but a massive thank you to everyone that put money in our buckets! And it didn’t rain either! August 2017



10 years volunteering!  Congratulations to AlanAlan Jenkins of Scarborough has been presented with a special cut glass Dial A Ride paper weight and certificate for his invaluable service over the past 10 years.  Thank you very much for all your help Alan July 2017



123Tesco support new minibus with £1000 donation The manager of Tesco's Scarborough, Paul Best, presented Dial A Ride's Julie Banks with a cheque for £1000.  Tesco's donation will be used towards our next new minibus due in September.     THANK YOU TESCO!THANK YOU TESCO Julie, Tim and Tesco's staff give the thumbs up!There £1000 donation is to be used towards the newly ordered minibus which will should arrive with us in September 2017.Paul Best and Julie Banks on board Dial A Ride 8 Tesco's manager, Paul, is shown around our Renault Master Minibus, Dial A Ride 8, by Julie.  The new bus will be similar to this one and will be supplied by Minibus Options 



NEW LOW FLOOR MINIBUS ARRIVES!  THE TUCANA IIOur aging Bluebird Tucana vehicles have now been retired!  With a combined mileage of over half a million miles, it was time to move then on.To replace them we have now taken delivery of Mellor Coachcraft 's very first Tucana II 14-seater low floor minibus!   It's really superb and a huge improvement.  A welcome addition to our fleet! August 2016




LATEST MINIBUS ARRIVES!Our new  minibus has arrived. A brand new Renault Master 12 seater minibus from Minibus Options funded by The Department for Transport Community Minibus Fund. Thanks to all concerned  - it's fantastic!   Note:  We've named the bus Holyfield after our aging but gorgeous Dial A Ride resident black tom catJuly 2016






Interview with Julie Banks by Barry Robinson of Vale Radio Listen to Julie Banks' conversation with Barry Robinson of Vale Radio about Scarborough Dial A Ride DOWNLOAD MP3 HEREMARCH 2016





Passenger Survey Results...   ...'Charity Hailed A Godsend' Scarborough Dial a Ride has received glowing feedback from its customers in its latest passenger survey. The results from the charity’s 2015 questionnaire have just been released and show that 99.5 per cent of people were happy with the way their journey was arranged.
One passenger said: “The service is a godsend for many people who would be stuck at home without it.”
 For Scarborough News report click here   




Christmas draw with Sainsbury's, Hinderwell Road ScarboroughSainsbury's on Hinderwell Road, Scarborough generously donated a splendid Christmas hamper  which was raffled leading up to the holiday.  Shirley Melvin won the hamper and the raffle raised an amazing £115.00Thanks to all who bought tickets and special thanks to Martin Atkin from Sainsbury's.DECEMBER 2015




Thank You to Yorkshire Building Society, ScarboroughThe customers  of Yorkshire Building Society kindly nominated Dial A Ride as a beneficiary of  the Society's charity fund.  We received a cheque for £100!  Thank you so much.NOVEMBER 2015





Yorkshire Coast Radio -'Lovin' Your Work!'Dial A Ride are featured in YCR's 'Lovin' Your Work' during November!  Listen in on radio, digital or online!Click here for linkOCTOBER 2015





YX07 DXA tops 300,000 miles!Our long serving Bluebird Tucana low-floor minibus has just topped 300,000 miles.  A fantastic feat and it's still going strong.  Half a million maybe?SEPTEMBER 2015





Our latest minibus appeal has now started!  We need to retire one of our older low-floor minibus that's quickly approaching an amazing 300,000 miles.AUGUST 2015





Know anyone that's unsure whether Community Transport's for them? Want to give it a go? Then they can  now try 'Community Transport for Free' with Scarborough Dial A Ride! For a limited period only Scarborough Dial A Ride, in partnership with  North Yorkshire Borough Council, are offering your first trip with us for free*.  All you pay is the annual membership fee. Phone now to book your free trip on 01723 354434 * Cost of first journey, either single or return, will be free.   For journeys within the boundaries of our standard operating area only.  Excludes journeys using Dial A Ride's MPV car.   Annual membership of £3.00 will still need to be paid on the day of travel.  Contact us for further details or clarification. 'Community Transport' for FREE Promotion




Delivery of our new minibus  from Minibus Options - a Renault Master  12 seater fully accessible vehicle.  Thanks to NYCC for their supportJULY 2015...photo...photo...photo




Yorkshire Coast Radio Extra!   Julie & Tim talk to Matthew Pells Listen to our interview online, digital and on your mobile...or use the player feature below... JUNE 2015





For the THIRD year running Dial A Ride has held back on putting fares up!JUNE 2015




Mick's surprise entry into Le Tour De Yorkshire!Little did Mick Atkin know what would happen if you left your precious bike hanging around long enough just before the Tour de Yorkshire (in Scarborough on 1 May 2015) !His treasured 2-wheeler was quickly transformed into a yellow and sky blue 'bicyclette de la tour'!




We've been allocated a new minus from the COMMUNITY TRANSPORT MINIBUS FUND! More details to follow...YIPPEE!












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