Government support package announced for NI operators

A bespoke package to provide financial assistance for Northern Ireland’s bus and coach sectors will be brought forward by the country’s government. The funding will also benefit taxi firms. The First Minister and deputy First Minister have conferred the necessary powers on the Infrastructure Minister to administer the schemes, which the Executive Office says will […]

Let’s clear the blockage

I’m reading a great many comments about the frustration operators are feeling with several attractions which are, for reasons they do no specify, refusing to accept groups. I’ll mention Longleat specifically, but there are many others who have decided that singles, couples and families coming by car are different from singles, couples and families arriving […]

Bus priority schemes planned for Portsmouth

Bus priority measures are part of plans for improving travel in Portsmouth after securing over £26m from the government’s Transforming Cities Fund. Working in partnership with Hampshire County Council and the Isle of Wight Council, the joint bid was awarded £55.6 million towards 23 public transport, walking and cycling schemes. They are expected to reduce […]


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