Godalming Mayor goes along for the ride!
Hoppa passengers were in for a surprise recently when they found themselves sharing their morning bus ride with the Mayor of Godalming, Councillor Anne Bott. Godalming Town Council has been a long-standing supporter of the community transport service and over the past ten years, it has provided Hospital hoppa with an annual grant of £5,000. . . . . . . read more
Hoppa thanks its life-long supporters with replica model buses
Hoppa, the community transport service, has been marking its fifteenth anniversary by presenting replica models of its familiar and much-loved buses to supporters who have helped it to grow into a successful organisation. . . . . . read more
Rotary Club supports community bus
The Rotary Club of Farnham has donated £1,000 towards the town’s community bus which is operated by Waverley hoppa Community Transport. Since coming into service seven months ago, hundreds of passengers have travelled on the new bus, which picks up customers from their home and takes them to a pre-booked destination in Farnham . . . . . read more
Lottery boost for Godalming Hoppa from GOLO
Passengers who use the Hospital Hoppa service are the latest people to benefit from a grant from GOLO, the Godalming Lottery. GOLO has awarded Hospital hoppa, the community bus service which provides low cost, accessible transport to and from health facilities in Guildford, Haslemere and Godalming, a grant of £500 . . . . . read more
Community bus operator hoppa celebrates 15 years of helping the community
Community transport operator, hoppa, which covers Farnham, Godalming, Cranleigh, Haslemere and surrounding villages, celebrates its fifteenth birthday this year. The anniversary coincides with the friendly, local bus company providing its 750,000th passenger journey . . . . . read more
£3,000 boost to Waverley hoppa from community transport charity, Care in Haslemere
A volunteer run community transport charity from Haslemere has generously committed to give a total of £3,000 to the popular bus service, Waverley hoppa . . . . . read more
Happy customer helps Hoppa get £1,000 donation
Hoppa, the community bus service, has been awarded a donation of £1,000 from Downing Street Charity Shop in Farnham, thanks to the goodwill of one of its passengers . . . . . read more
Bourne Show donation to Farnham hoppa benefits local community
Farnham’s new community bus has received a donation of £1,000 from the Bourne Show, the traditional village summer show which raises money for local good causes. This summer’s Bourne Show takes place on Saturday 15 July, 12.30 to 5pm on the Bourne Green, Lower Bourne. The new bus will be making an appearance and members of the hoppa team will be on hand to inform people about how they can use the service . . . . . read more
£5K cash boost for hoppa bus service
A cash boost of £5,000 from Haslemere Town Council is helping Hoppa to continue to offer its vital community transport service in the town. The money will benefit Hoppa’s Haslemere customers, many of whom rely on the service to take them shopping and to access other vital, local services . . . . . read more
New Hoppa bus arrives in Farnham, thanks to generous local sponsors
Hoppa’s new community bus has arrived on schedule and gone straight into service thanks to generous donations and sponsorship from local businesses, organisations and individuals . . . . . read more
Hoppa’s final giant leap makes new bus a reality
The much-loved community bus company, hoppa, has reached its fundraising target enabling it to buy a new bus, thanks to the generous support of high tech company, digi.me . . . . . read more
Haslemere’s Hospital hoppa receives an injection of cash
The future of a vital hospital transport service has been made a little more certain thanks to a £15,000 cash injection from Royal Surrey County Hospital. The announcement was made by Royal Surrey County Hospital’s Chief Executive on 3 March before the MP for South West Surrey, Jeremy Hunt and Chairman of hoppa, Rob Stansbury . . . . . read more
New hoppa bus route connects Milford and Godalming
Hoppa, the community transport service, has launched a new scheduled bus route between Milford and Godalming, providing an easy and convenient transport option for workers and students . . . . . read more
Godalming Waitrose presents cheque to hoppa
Hoppa, the popular community transport service, has thanked Godalming Waitrose and the supermarket’s customers for a donation of £430 . . . . . read more
Lions donate £1,000 to Hospital hoppa service
Godalming’s Hospital hoppa service has received a £1,000 donation from the Godalming and Villages Lions Club . . . . . read more
Waitrose donates to community bus appeal
Waverley hoppa Community Transport has thanked Waitrose and its shoppers for choosing to support the Farnham hoppa bus appeal with a cheque for £400 . . . . . read more
Results of customer satisfaction survey 2016
We asked 560 people who regularly use hoppa to give us their views about the service. In total, 277 people responded . . . . . read more
Customer satisfaction survey 2016
The detailed results of the feedback published in the autumn 2016 edition of hoppa news . . . . . read more
Boost for Hoppa bus fund from Farnham business BBS Ltd
Hoppa’s fundraising appeal to buy a new bus for Farnham has received a £2,000 boost from Bob and Pat Frost who own the local business BBS Ltd . . . . . read more
Jeremy Hunt, MP boards hoppa service
Hoppa community transport passengers were greeted by a special guest as they arrived in Godalming for a morning’s shopping recently. The MP for South West Surrey, Jeremy Hunt boarded the hoppa bus and met four passengers who regularly use the dial-a-ride service . . . . . read more
Top marks from customers for hoppa
Hoppa, Waverley’s community bus service, is celebrating an overwhelming ‘thumbs up’ from its passengers following a recent customer survey.
An astounding 100% of respondents to hoppa’s survey said they would recommend the bus service, which serves customers in Godalming, Haslemere, Cranleigh and Farnham, to friends and family. Over 90% and in some cases virtually 100% of customers consistently rated the quality of hoppa’s services as good or excellent. This included the politeness of staff and the reliability and promptness of the service . . . . . read more
A busman’s holiday
It was a busman’s holiday for Councillor David Hunter, Mayor of Godalming, when he recently visited the offices of Waverley Hoppa Community Transport.
For many years, Councillor Hunter has worked in the transport industry, managing fleets of large earth-moving machinery. He was fascinated to see behind the scenes at Hoppa’s offices and to meet some of the drivers and office staff . . . . . read more
Meet hoppa’s new chairman
Waverley hoppa Community Transport has announced the appointment of Rob Stansbury as its new chairman.
Rob lives near Farnham and has a background in the financial services industry. He has taken over from Jim Cummings . . . . . read more
90 year-olds celebrate the Queen’s birthday
Waverley hoppa Community Transport has celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with a party for ten of its customers who were also born in 1926.
hoppa buses chauffeured the party guests from their homes in and around Haslemere, Godalming,Cranleigh and Farnham to the borough council offices where they joined the Mayor of Waverley . . . . . . read more
Mayor hails hoppa!
Passengers travelling on Farnham’s hoppa bus recently found themselves sharing their journey with the Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mrs Pat Frost.
Farnham Town Council is a key funder of the service, so hoppa was keen to invite the Mayor . . . . . . read more
Surprise passenger hitches a ride!
Passengers travelling on Godalming’s hoppa bus were recently surprised to find themselves sharing their journey with a special guest.
The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Mike Band boarded hoppa . . . . . . read more
Happy 100th Birthday
Happy birthday to Ann Blunden who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Ann is a regular passenger on our Cranleigh service so our Transport Supervisor, Mark Godfrey and driver Peter Lee popped into Rowleys Day Centre to present her with some flowers and to wish her a happy birthday . . . . . read more