Press Releases

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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.
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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.
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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.
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First Bus offers free travel for Remembrance Day to veterans and military personnel across South Yorkshire and the Midlands

  • First Bus is offering free travel for all veterans and UK Armed Forces personnel travelling to Remembrance Day activities on 11th & 12th November
  • Veterans and military personnel will get a free return journey by wearing their military uniform or showing the driver their Service ID card
  • 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 
Flying Scotsman

First Bus in Doncaster will run a dedicated Park n Ride service to the the Flying Scotsman event on 11 and 12 November

  • Dedicated Park n Ride service every 15 minutes from White Rose Way
  • Dedicated Park n Ride service every 20 minutes from Frenchgate Interchange
  • Adult return fare £3 and £2 for children. Concessionary travel passes will not be accepted on this service. 
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Aircoach launch first ever English routes with new Leicester to Birmingham Airport 24hr service

  • Leicester to Birmingham Airport with a pick up at Fosse Park
  • 16 seats available to book per journey
  • Prices from £9 for a single journey online at Aircoach UK | Aircoach UK 
  • every hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 
  • 15kg luggage allowance + a small bag to take onboard 
Doncaster Pride

Travel in style to Doncaster Pride with First Bus and its FREE!

  • Free travel with First Bus to Doncaster Pride on Saturday 12th August
  • Bus services 55, 57, 58 and 73 run from Doncaster Interchange to the event
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Multi operator contactless bus ticketing ‘Tap on Tap off’ successfully launched in Leicester and is the first of its kind in the UK

The official public launch of the initiative was held on Thursday 21st April – Leicester city centre with deputy mayor Adam Clarke, council officers, bus operators and representatives from Little pay and Ticketer and the public  

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‘Bus depot of the future’ to launch in Leicester as one of the UK’s first fully electric depots outside of London

  • First Bus’ Leicester depot will join York and Norwich to become one of the UK’s first three fully electrified bus depots outside of London 
  • The ‘bus depot of the future’ sets a precedent for UK-wide road transport decarbonisation  
  • First Bus Leicester will have 86 new electric buses expected on public roads by March 2024 
  • This brings the total investment across all ZEBRA projects that First Bus is delivering to £92m, alongside ZEBRA funding of £66m.  
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Local bus operator First Leicester are providing 300 Christmas meals to Help the Homeless in Leicester

  • First Leicester are providing 300 Christmas meals to ‘Help the Homeless Leicester’ this Christmas.
  • Santa and his elf’s will be giving out Christmas cards with thank you messages on board their buses and some will have shopping vouchers and free bus travel codes enclosed on the lead up to Christmas.