Support Package

Support available to each pilot Community Bus Partnership route from 2015 was:-

  • Rural Community Council (RCC) specialist officer support with a dedicated lead contact at the RCC. (expertise in community engagement)
  • RCC officer had limited capacity for Attendance at CBP meetings both of the core group or additional meetings (Groups decided best use of officer time according to their plans)
  • RCC offer included provision of guidance, support and signposting information to groups.
  • A good practice guide, templates and toolkit would be created to help share information and will be available on this website at the end of the pilot.
  • A networking event in Autumn 2015 was held to share progress and ideas across the routes.
  • funding of up to £1,000 per route to help with costs aimed at increasing usage – further details of how to access and any criteria specifics was communicated to the groups directly.
  • Each route had a dedicated LCC Transport Officer.

The Leicestershire Community Bus Partnership pages will be maintained and groups will be able to add content via a contact at LCC.

For more information and guidance contact:

• Tel - 0116 2689710
• Email -