Peter Jones, 68 and chairman of Burnley’s Shop Mobility, is now able to offer a better service to locals looking for mobility scooter loans thanks to the support of a leading brand – TGA.
Peter has lived in the Burnley area most of his life and before retiring was a successful long distance coach driver. For over 40 years he drove school children and holidaymakers around mainland Europe regularly working in countries such as Switzerland, Austria, Spain and France. He thoroughly enjoyed meeting the challenges of this job role however today he is responsible for managing Burnley’s Shop Mobility with several other volunteers. This is a registered charity that provides mobility scooters, wheelchairs and other disability equipment for hire in and around the Burnley area.
As a volunteer, Peter spends a large percentage of his time at the loan store providing independence to locals who may need a mobility product for a few hours, a day or longer. This charitable organisation is non-profit and despite his own mobility difficulties, Peter works tirelessly to raise donations so that this essential service can continue. His ability to manage the Shop Mobility store has recently been assisted two-fold by the scooter manufacturer, TGA, thanks to Peter’s ownership of a new TGA Vita Lite and donation of free Superlight to the loan fleet.