Driver CPC after Brexit

17 September 2019

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has issued clarification for drivers worried about how Brexit will affect their current Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Councillor’s bus petition gains momentum

17 September 2019

The deputy leader of Flintshire Council, Councillor Carolyn Thomas, wants the Welsh Government to hand over more powers to local authorities amid concerns that the dwindling number of bus routes is causing social isolation.

National Eye Health Week coming up

17 September 2019

National Eye Health Week is scheduled for 23–29 September 2019, with the aim of encouraging more people to have regular sight tests and make lifestyle choices that benefit their vision and general wellbeing.

London’s biggest ever Car-Free Day

12 September 2019

On Sunday 22 September 2019, World Car-Free Day will be marked in the capital with what Mayor Sadiq Khan has described as celebrations taking place on more than 20 kilometres of closed roads around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London.

Council faces legal challenge over school buses

10 September 2019

As in most local authority areas, North Yorkshire County Council allows pupils who do not qualify for free transport to school to buy empty seats on the buses it has to provide for those who do, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsor keeps free Sunday buses on the road

2 September 2019

A deal between the operators of Harrogate’s electric buses and the producers of the spa town’s most famous product — Harrogate Spring Water — will mean that buses on key routes will be kept free of charge on Sundays.

New plan to improve bus services in Wales

22 August 2019

In December 2018, the Welsh Government launched a public consultation inviting views on its proposals for bus services (and the licensing of taxi and private hire vehicles) in Wales.

Biomethane plant opens for Bristol bus fleet

14 August 2019

A new, permanent, biomethane gas filling station for the city’s metrobus fleet of environmentally-friendly buses has been opened by West of England Mayor Tim Bowles.