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First Bus - Our people

First Bus to become UK’s largest national bus operator to be a real Living Wage employer

  • 245 colleagues based at depots in West and North Yorkshire to benefit from pay commitment
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FirstGroup plc acquires York Pullman Bus Company

  • Agreement to purchase York Pullman Bus Company
  • High-performing business with strong track record of growth
  • Independently-owned and highly reputable operator of coaches and buses, providing contracted and private hire services in York and the wider area from several depot locations
  • Completion of the acquisition is anticipated in the next few weeks, subject to customary regulatory review.
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First Bus fleet to ‘wear’ poppies with £3,000 donation to appeal in West Yorkshire

  • First Bus fleet in North & West Yorkshire supports Poppy Appeal
  • Free travel to Remembrance events for serving Armed Forces, cadets and veterans
York depot poppies

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

  • First Bus fleet in York supports Poppy Appeal
  • Free travel to Remembrance events for serving Armed Forces, cadets and veterans
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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
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Free bus travel for military and veterans to attend Remembrance ceremonies

  • Members of the Armed Forces in uniform or wearing medals
  • Members of the Armed Forces who present a valid identification card
  • Members of the cadet forces in uniform
  • Veterans who display valid identification such as the MOD-issued Veteran’s Badge or wear medals
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First York customers help raise £1,000 for foodbank appeal to buy fresh food over festive holiday

First York customers have helped the bus operator to raise £1,000 to support the York Foodbank appeal to put fresh food on the tables of struggling households over the festive holiday.