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Time for a Flake-cation! Cadbury Flake 99 launches free '99' bus service to take West Yorkshire families to the seaside

  • '99 bus' for trips from Leeds and Bradford to Bridlington
  • Launch comes after new research amongst parents reveals kids are missing out on quintessential classic British seaside day trips
  • 7 in 10* parents in the UK admit they hardly ever take kids to the beach despite 95% saying a day at the beach is one of their favourite things about a UK summer
  • Hop aboard the ‘99 bus’ this summer to enjoy a free ride to the seaside and an essential part of summer, a beach-side Cadbury Flake 99
First Bus North & West Yorkshire

First Bus announces changes on Huddersfield corridor from Sunday 24 March

  • 184 service transfers to the Bee Network
  • New 382 service replaces 181 between Huddersfield, Slaithwaite and Wilberlee
  • New 383 service replaces 185 and 186 between Huddersfield and Marsden Dirker
  • Additional morning and evening journeys and a new two-hourly Sunday service
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First Bus launches new express service linking Halifax and Huddersfield

  • X1 service combines with 501 to provide 8 buses an hour
  • 501 service linking hospitals with 15-minute frequency
  • New 543 service in Halifax
  • Later evening journeys added to 576 service linking Halifax-Bradford
  • 307/308 Huddersfield-Holmfirth route changes
Zoe Sparks driver apprentice2

First Bus announces first ever Bus Driver apprenticeship pilot in National Apprenticeship Week

  • West Yorkshire depots to pilot scheme 
  • 13-month training includes PCV licence and functional skills in English and Maths
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First Bus backs Bramley Christmas lights show as Santa gets on board for ‘unique’ children’s  experience

  • Festive lights switch-on returns after break of 3 years
  • Bus grotto is a first for event volunteers and visitors
  • Leeds Rhinos players to join in the fun
Halifax depot poppy bus with team

First Bus fleet to ‘wear’ poppies with £3,000 donation to appeal in the region

  • First Bus fleet in North & West Yorkshire supports Poppy Appeal
  • 50 buses in Halifax and Todmorden included in appeal awareness
  • Free travel to Remembrance events for serving Armed Forces, cadets and veterans
First Bus North & West Yorkshire

First Bus introduces improvements to Huddersfield services from 3 September

  • 8 route timetables adjusted for better reliability
  • 184 morning service to arrive in Oldham at 08:30
Rob Hawkins1

England world cup hero from Halifax brings trophy home to Yorkshire

  • World Cup coming to Shay Stadium on Sunday 27 August
  • Rob Hawkins of Halifax Panthers loves bus named in his honour
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Bus bears name of Halifax hero in wheelchair rugby league world cup-winning England team

  • Rob Hawkins of Halifax Panthers to star on bus around town
  • World Cup on show in Yorkshire for the first time
  • Fans to get selfies with trophy at Shay Stadium on Sunday 27 August