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21 Sep 2019


Bus pass website still down
A website for 730,000 people in Wales to renew bus passes is still out of action, 10 days after it went down.

20 Sep 2019


Growing fears for Wrightbus
There are growing fears for the future of Wrightbus after a reported stalling of negotiations with potential buyers.

18 Sep 2019

Broken Bus Window

Man who threw block sentenced
A man who threw a concrete block into a school bus full of children in Devon has received a nine-month suspended sentence.

16 Sep 2019


Bidder withdraws from deal
A leading industrialist from Northern Ireland who had been in the running to buy Wrightbus has withdrawn from the process.

14 Sep 2019


Wrightbus bid confirmed
A businessman from Northern Ireland has confirmed he is attempting to buy Wrightbus, which is up for sale amid financial problems.

12 Sep 2019

Bus lane

New bus lanes to ease congestion
A council in northeastern Wales has revealed plans to introduce bus lanes and fine any motorists who misuse them.

11 Sep 2019


Free bus to boost tourism
In a bid to boost out of season tourism, holidaymakers will be able to get free bus travel to a seaside resort in East Riding of Yorkshire.


Bus pass users crash website
Large numbers of people applying for new free bus passes in Wales have crashed part of a government website.

04 Sep 2019

Sajid Javid

Pledge to transform bus services
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has pledged ‘to transform [bus] services’ with a multimillion-pound cash injection.

Hayley and William Nunn

Pupils left without bus passes
Suffolk County Council left hundreds of pupils without bus passes for the first day of the new school year.


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