We hope the residents of Whissendine find their Good Neighbour Scheme useful. Information below show how the scheme is being used.

Telephone calls and assignments

Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme has been running since 2010 and it's interesting to see the variation of calls and assignments we receive per month.

The bar chart below shows the number of telephone calls received by our co-ordinators each month for 2016-17. Numbers calling our phone vary from month to month.

Telephone calls for 2013 and 2014

This bar chart below shows the number of assignments by month for 2016-17.  We believe that fluctuations in assignment numbers are to be expected as clients' needs change and as others join and leave the scheme.

Assignments for 2013 and 2014

The Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme AGM was held in August 2016 and the following points were presented

Phone Calls

The total number of calls to the WGNS phone for June 2015 to May 2016 was 219, significantly up on the 105 for the same period in the previous year. Over 80% of the calls were about transport.


The total number of recorded assignments for June 2015 to May 2016 was 708, up from 608 for the previous year. 46% of these assignments were transport and 24% were the telephone calls made by a co-ordinator arranging transport for group meetings within the village. Befriending represents 8% of assignments.