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News Archive

2021

17 MAY 2021

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17 May 2021 | 12:04

YouTube is placing ads — encouraging young people in the UK to get their Covid-19 vaccinations — on the sides of buses.

05 MAY 2021

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05 May 2021 | 18:00

The driver of a school bus, which had its roof ripped off when it struck a railway bridge in Hampshire, has pleaded guilty to causing injury by dangerous driving.

27 APR 2021

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27 Apr 2021 | 14:05

A woman suffered a head injury after a bus had its roof ripped off as it hit a bridge in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

08 APR 2021

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08 Apr 2021 | 18:48

Bus services in England should return to pre-pandemic levels by Monday 12th April, according to industry body Confederation of Passenger Transport [CPT] UK.

19 MAR 2021

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19 Mar 2021 | 19:57

Bus drivers in London died with Covid-19 at almost three times the national average for other occupations, a new study has found.

15 MAR 2021

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15 Mar 2021 | 19:03

First Bus has warned it could stop running one of its services in Bristol after two children threw rocks at bus windows and racially abused a driver.
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15 Mar 2021 | 11:26

The government is planning hundreds of miles of new bus lanes and price caps on tickets in England under a new bus strategy.

14 MAR 2021

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14 Mar 2021 | 18:00

A council is to charge buses for driving in the centre of Bath, Somerset, for the first time tomorrow.

27 FEB 2021

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27 Feb 2021 | 14:22

A court has jailed a bus driver — who claimed he murdered his wife after she threatened to throw him out for having Covid-19 — for a minimum of 22 years.

25 FEB 2021

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25 Feb 2021 | 14:59

A jury has found a bus driver — who attacked his wife with a ladder, table leg, and other weapons — guilty of murder.

19 FEB 2021

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19 Feb 2021 | 12:00

Monthly tests have found no traces of coronavirus — including new variants — in air samples and swabs of London’s buses and stations.

18 FEB 2021

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18 Feb 2021 | 17:30

Bus firms, councillors, and police have met to discuss measures to stamp out a spate of brick and catapult attacks on a city’s buses.

11 FEB 2021

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11 Feb 2021 | 20:59

A rise in catapult and brick attacks on passing buses is becoming a ‘major issue’ in parts of Southampton, Hampshire, according to local bus firms.

30 JAN 2021

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30 Jan 2021 | 09:10

A bus driver is back behind the wheel of a bus in Bristol after a passenger threw a lit flare in her face, temporarily blinding her.

28 JAN 2021

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28 Jan 2021 | 10:45

A bus driver may have suffered permanent eye damage after a teenager in Bristol threw a lit flare at her.

19 JAN 2021

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19 Jan 2021 | 18:59

Youths throwing rocks in Portsmouth, Hampshire, have smashed the window of a bus carrying hospital workers, causing a nurse to suffer a panic attack, a bus operator has said.

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19 Jan 2021 | 18:58

If, after reading this year’s news stories, you want more, then take a look at our 2020 archive.

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