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Inverness Taxis introduces discounts for elderly and NHS staff to tackle coronavirus isolation


By Federica Stefani


Inverness Taxis are offering discounted rates for people over 70 and NHS staff. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Inverness Taxis are offering discounted rates for people over 70 and NHS staff. Picture: James Mackenzie.

An Inverness taxi company is offering discounts and additional services to support the elderly over the coronavirus lockdown period.

Inverness Taxis is providing a 50 per cent discount for people over 70 who need to attend appointments or do their shopping.

NHS staff will received a 20 per cent reduction in fares from the company which has also started a delivery service for food and shopping.

Managing director, Gavin Johnston, said: "Having started our drinks delivery service over a year ago, we have the expertise and know-how to do deliveries and we have decided to start working with supermarkets to offer a shopping delivery service to anyone who needs it these days.

"We have already had a high demand for these services, not just in Inverness but also in surrounding areas such as Nairn."

All vehicles will be regularly decontaminated contactless payments will be accepted.

Mr Johnston added: "As a company we are doing our best to safeguard the health and safety our employees and our customers.

"It all comes down to teamwork and we wanted to make our contribution at this time. We try our best to support people in Inverness and the Highlands."

Anyone interested in using the service or to get more information should contact 01463 222222 or visit Inverness Taxis website.



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