Press Releases

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First Bus in Doncaster kicks off Pride celebrations in 2024 with a dedicated bus design for the city.

  • Today, June 11th saw First Bus unveil it's dedicated bus design to kickstart Pride celebrations in Doncaster
  • The main Pride event in Doncaster will take place on 10 August at Townfields in Doncaster, First Bus will be offering free travel to the event.

First Bus Leicester is announced as Leicestershire County Cricket Clubs ‘Official Fan Travel Partner’

  • First Bus Leicester 'Official Fan Travel partner'.
  • Services 88 and 88A travel to the ground every 10 minutes throughout the majority of the day.
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New - service 80 being introduced to the First Bus network linking Killamarsh in North East Derbyshire with Chesterfield

  • First Bus announced it has been successful in being awarded a contract by Derbyshire County Council to run a new bus  service linking Killamarsh with Chesterfield. 
  • The First Bus network in South Yorkshire now provides a bus link between the areas of Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, North east Derbyshire and Chesterfield.
  • The new service 80 starts on Sunday 12th May 2024. 


  • CAB Summit event held at First Bus Leicester
  • Event was led by 'Women in Transport'
  • 30 Organisations attended from the sector
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First Bus in the Potteries donates Christmas Meals to the Hubb Foundation

  • First Bus supports the Hubb Foundation for a second year.
  • Christmas Meals donated for people in need.

First Bus in Sheffield supports three local foodbanks this Christmas

  • First Bus in Sheffield have donated Christmas meals for Church Food Hub, S2 Foodbank and S20 Food bank.
  • The food was supplied by Asda in Handsworth who also gifted mince pies towards the donation.
  • Sheffield’s Lord Mayor Cllr C Ross was in attendance, along with Clive Betts, MP for the Sheffield South-East.
  • First Bus operate several bus routes in these areas.
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First Bus in Doncaster supports St John's Church & Multibank Foodbank

  • First Bus in Doncaster has donated Christmas meals to St John's Church & Multibank, Balby.
  • The food was supplied by Asda in Handsworth who also gifted mince pies towards the donation
  • First Bus operate several bus routes in these areas.

First Bus donates 125 Christmas meals to New Parks Foodbank in Leicester

  • First Bus in Leicester donates 125 Christmas meals for the New Parks Foodbank
  • Food was supplied by Sainsbury's Fosse Park and they also donated 125 boxes of Mince pies
  • First Bus run regular bus services through New Parks and into the adjoining area of Braunstone Frith

First Bus Sheffield launches poppy bus appeal in partnership with Royal British Legion

  • First Bus in Sheffield launched their poppy appeal bus in partnership with the Royal British Legion.
  • The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Colin Ross bought the first poppy as the bus launched the campaign outside the Crucible Theatre.
  • First Bus has a strong affiliation with the Armed Forces, with many veterans working for the business.
  • Royal British Legion with its representatives and military personnel were present for a photo call to start their 2023 poppy appeal.