Stagecoach East Midlands has decorated a bus in support of the charity campaign of 2013 Skegness Mayor Jim Carpenter, who happens to be a long-serving Stagecoach employee.
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trent barton’s 100th anniversary celebration has so far raised more than £5,000 for charity.
FirstGroup is providing London’s Air Ambulance with £100k worth of support over four years.
Family-run Bennetts Coaches recently held a charity raffle and auction at its annual staff party, raising £1,100 in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The Trust was chosen as the Bennetts Coaches 2013 Charity of the Year because the Granddaughter of Martyn Starkey, one firms coach drivers, has the condition.
Stagecoach Midlands driver Steve Rooks handed a cheque for £700 to Action Medical Research after competing in a sponsored half marathon.
Following the fifth “Heritage Bus Running Day” in Southend on January 1, Stephensons of Essex presented a cheque for £1,250 to Essex Air Ambulance.
Drivers from Quality Line, the bus division of Epsom Coaches Group have donated £1,500 to SSAFA’s Norton House in Headley, a home dedicated to helping injured service personal and their families.
First drivers wear a hat in Leeds for brain tumour charity First in Leeds is asking staff and passengers to Wear a Hat to help Brain Tumour Research (BTRS) raise awareness across Yorkshire about the prevalence of brain tumours and the need for vital research. First bus drivers in Leeds are setting an example by [...]
Bus passengers taking the 701 Judds service between Peterborough and Whittlesey were pleasantly surprised to see Father Christmas behind the wheel of the regular Northern Counties-bodied Dennis Dart. The inside of the bus was decorated with a tree, tinsel and lights to carry the Christmas spirit through the Fens.
FirstGroup revealed it has donated £10,000 this Christmas to its national charity partner, Save the Children. This brings its total inkind support and cash donations to just over £4.5m since the partnership began in 2007. Rather than sending traditional cards this year, First has posted a Christmas message on its website, including a reference to [...]