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Matinee Mingle 2

First Bus teams up with Age UK and Leeds Heritage Theatres to tackle social isolation in over-65s

  • First-ever Matinée Mingle held with plans for more events
  • Space to socialise before performance of Northern Ballet’s Beauty & The Beast
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
First Bus   Leeds Kirkgate Market 1

First Bus and Leeds Kirkgate Market bring festive cheer to visitors and local community

  • £500 donation to charity supporting homeless and vulnerable
  • Free roller skating rink between Christmas and New Year
  • Lucky winners to receive ‘First Feast of Christmas’ food hamper worth up to £100
Bramley grotto1

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
First West Yorkshire park & ride Stourton

First Bus increases Stourton Park & Ride frequency to support festive travel season

  • Timetable changes from Friday 24 November to Friday 22 December
  • Service frequency increased up to every 20 minutes
  • Sunday service resumes and evening service extended to 9:00pm
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First Bus backs Carr Manor students with service changes to improve school day

  • Dedicated pool of drivers on CM3 school service in Leeds
  • Timetable change to 7 and 91 services in Leeds to link with school day
  • Driving team based at Bramley depot
Bramley depot poppies

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 at Bramley depot included in appeal awareness
  • Free travel to Remembrance events for serving Armed Forces, cadets and veterans