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Lagan Valley Rural Transport

  • Income

    £331.8K

  • Spending

    £336.8K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 100006 Date registered. 13/12/2013

Public benefits

Lagan Valley Rural Transport (LVRT) provides relief for those in need by reason of youth, age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage through the provision of community led access solutions in the Lisburn, Lagan Valley, Castlereagh and surrounding areas. LVRT meets our charitable purposes through the provision of wholly

charitable transport solutions for beneficiaries who are unable to access conventional public or private transport because of age, rural location, mobility issues and poverty. Beneficiaries include people who are: elderly, poor, disabled, people with young children or those living in isolated areas and for community organisations where there are no adequate public transport facilities.

What your organisation does

Lagan Valley Rural Transport (LVRT) provides affordable, accessible, community transport services in response to the people living in the Lisburn, Lagan Valley, Castlereagh and surrounding areas. LVRT secures grants and donations to support provision of subsidised transport for beneficiaries. LVRT deliver services using community minibuses and

volunteer's cars. LVRT provides information and advice to enable people to avail of various means of travel to enable access to local services. LVRT works in partnership with other transport providers to ensure alternatives and linkages to other transport services are available for individuals and community organisations.

The charity’s classifications

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Who the charity helps

  • Adult training
  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • Interface communities
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Parents
  • Physical disabilities
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Sensory disabilities
  • Specific areas of deprivation
  • Voluntary and community sector
  • Volunteers
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Community transport

This display is a broad summary of the charity’s financial information. For a full understanding of the charity’s finances, the reader should view the PDF accounts and reports under the Documents tab above.

Income

£331.8K

Spending

£336.8K

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2017

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2016

Charity accounts

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2015

Charity accounts

Charitable purposes

The object of the company is to provide transport facilities in Lisburn and its environs (hereinafter called ‘the area of benefit’) for people who have special need of such facility because they are elderly, poor or disabled, people with young children or those living in isolated areas where there are no adequate public transport facilities without distinction of sex, race or political, religious or other opinion as set out in Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, and in particular: (i) to assist the work of organisations and bodies engaged in the relief of poverty, sickness and the disabilities of age, the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation within the meaning of Section 1 of the Recreational Charities Act 1958 and other charitable purpose in the Lisburn area and its environs (the “area of benefit”); and (ii) when necessary, to relieve poverty, sickness and the disabilities of age.

Governing document

Memorandum

Other name

  • 8 Trustees
  • 9 Employees
  • 1 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Mrs Tina Mcmillan, Units 1-6 Prm Complex, Rathdown Road, Lissue Industrial Estate, Lisburn, County Antrim, BT28 2RE

Trustee board

Trustee
Mrs Pamela Neill Mbe
Cllr James Tinsley
Mr Martin Busch
Mr John Mcquillan
Mr Joe Scott

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland
  • Ards And North Down Borough Council
  • Armagh City, Banbridge And Craigavon Council
  • Belfast City Council
  • Lisburn And Castlereagh City Council
  • Newry, Mourne And Down District Council