TRIP opens new shop to help community

PUBLISHED: 11:15 04 December 2014

Neil Hurlock and Tony Wiltshire in the new TRIP shop in New Street. Ref mhh 9204-49-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Neil Hurlock and Tony Wiltshire in the new TRIP shop in New Street. Ref mhh 9204-49-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

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Move will allow the charity to stock a ‘wider range’ of mobility equipment

Honiton-based community transport charity TRIP is celebrating further expansion in the range of services it provides by opening a new shop.

The premises, in New Street, are next to the main TRIP offices.

Neil Hurlock, manager of TRIP, said the move would allow the charity to stock a ‘wider range’ of mobility equipment and daily living aids, while also providing space for sales, services and repairs to mobility scooters.

Neil said: “This should be a boon to residents, as it will enable them to try out a wider range of equipment without having to travel into Exeter or elsewhere.

“We now have lots more stock to choose from and have negotiated special deals with our suppliers for some new product lines and reduced prices for other items.

“It’s also a valuable source of income for the charity.

“With ongoing cuts to grant funding, this will help make TRIP even more sustainable for the future and ensure we keep providing help to people who have difficulty in getting out and about.”

For more about TRIP, visit the charity in New Street or contact the team on 01404 46529.


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