The car is available to take local people in Langholm, Canonbie and the surrounding area to hospital appointments at Dumfries, Carlisle, Glasgow, Edinburgh. A £3 annual membership fee is charged in addition to an affordable fare; for example £10 for a return journey to Dumfries, £25 to Glasgow. The service is driven by local trained volunteers who give their time to the community.
The car is fitted with a protective screen between the driver and passenger and sanitised between passengers. Both passenger and driver wear a mask throughout the journey unless exempt.
Anyone requiring transport should contact the ACTS office on 01576 203053, Monday to Friday, 9am – 12 pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org. At least 48 hours notice is required, more if possible. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer driver should also contact ACTS.