Cuts to Scarborough Hospital bus services harm patients – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Judith Found, Oxpasture Close, Scarborough.

The scaling back of buses serving Scarborough Hospital has been criticised.

I AM writing to complain bitterly about the changes to the Number 10 hospital bus service in Scarborough by EYMS.

Cutting out the Hovingham Drive section means that the whole estate is now without a service at all.

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The scaling back of buses serving Scarborough Hospital has been criticised.

It is a large estate and there are many elderly people and people without cars that rely on this bus service.

We are just becoming more confident in using the bus again now that Covid restrictions are easing, and now the service is to be taken away.

The actions of your company will force more cars onto our already busy roads at a time when we are being encouraged to us public transport in our fight against climate change.

From: Julie Wardle, Hildenley Close, Scarborough.

I UNDERSTAND the reason for putting more buses on for the south of the town, but a lot of the buses that are cancelled on the north side cater for a lot of elderly people.

One example is Hovingham Drive where it is uphill and a struggle carrying heavy bags of shopping from Scalby Road or Stepney if now having to catch the number 20. Now no bus to the crematorium? Not everyone can afford a taxi.

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