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AUGUST 2019

30 Aug 2019

Carys Jenkins

Pupils to miss out on buses
Some children face not having access to buses to school because the vehicles do not comply with new laws.

29 Aug 2019

Sian Ellis

Pair in court over bus crash death
Two people have appeared in court following the death of a 15-year-old girl in a bus crash in Leicestershire.


Stagecoach Bus

Bus thief caught at traffic lights
A court has jailed a man who stole a bus and went on a late-night joyride around town.

27 Aug 2019

First Bus

Call to extend consultation
An MSP (Member of the Scottish Parliament) has called for First Bus to extend the deadline on a consultation over proposals to cut services in northeastern Scotland.

21 Aug 2019

Bordesley Green

Man in court over attack
Police have charged a 24-year-old in connection with an assault on a man waiting for a bus in the West Midlands.


Chris and Melania

Teenagers deny harassment
Four teenagers have denied harassing two women in a homophobic attack on a bus in Greater London.


Bordesley Green

Arrest after bus stop attack
Police have made an arrest following an attack on a man waiting for a bus in the West Midlands.

19 Aug 2019

Thrupp

Bus shelter gets a makeover
A mysterious interior designer has made a village bus shelter in Gloucestershire look like a cosy sitting room.


Newport Transport

Electric bus service set to begin
An electric bus will start work on the roads of Newport, southeastern Wales, this week, the first such vehicle of its kind in the country.

16 Aug 2019

Stagecoach

Inquiry after bus catches fire
Stagecoach has launched an investigation after one of its buses, with passengers on board, caught fire in Gloucestershire.

10 Aug 2019

Lothian Buses

Ballot ends bus dispute
Workers at Lothian Buses in southeastern Scotland have settled their long-running dispute with management.

09 Aug 2019

Norwich

Bus hits and kills pedestrian
A bus has struck and killed a female pedestrian on a city centre road in Norwich, Norfolk.


Chepstow

Bus stop marking a ‘shambles’
A resident in Monmouthshire, southeastern Wales, has branded a partial paint job on a bus stop’s road marking a ‘shambles’.

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