Residents at HC-One Merlin Court care home in Marlborough will be able to travel with ease after receiving a new mobility minibus.

The bus, which has been specifically modified for the needs of residents, is one of 200 being delivered to HC-One homes across the country.

HC-One managing director Pam Finnis said: “The arrival of the HC-One minibus fleet is a milestone for the company.

“HC-One’s aim is to provide the kindest care in the country.

“The minibuses are wheelchair accessible, with a new floor fitted to each for seatbelt fixings, along with a tail lift, side step, a skylight hatch and heating.”