Minibus appeal is becoming urgent

Minibuses are such an ingrained part of UK culture it’s hard to imagine a time without them. They serve countless communities and organisations throughout the country, helping them to get around in a quick and convenient manner. One community in East Wittering is celebrating 40 years of a minibus service that was first started in 1973. Read more details below. Witterings minibus...

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Drunk driver Samuel Whyman jailed for minibus death crash

For minibus owners, safety is always a primary concern.Many of the risks that minibus drivers face on the roads are able to minimised by careful driving and having the correct licence in place. However sometimes there are tragic accidents that are unavoidable. One such incident occurred in Nottinghamshire recently when a drunk driver  crashed into a minibus, killing the driver. Read the full...

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Masked yobs smash in minibus windows in Kidsgrove

Minibuses play such a vital role in so many people’s live that it’s always upsetting to hear when a minibus has been targeted by thieves or vandals. Whilst insurance can usually cover the cost of any damage or theft, it always comes at a price to both the owners and the people who use it. A recent news story from Kidsgrove shows how mindless attacks on minibuses usually are. A group...

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Generous readers raise £5,000 for children’s minibus appeal

It’s always heartening to hear about people helping to raise money for charities and other good causes. Often what the money is being raised for is to fund a minibus as is the case with a new fundraising appeal from the Derby Telegraph to buy a minibus for a Children’s Holiday Centre. The appeal has already helped to raise £5,000 and will hopefully reach the target of £30,000 which...

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Landlady gives second chance to Earby minibus joyrider

Owning a minibus is a lot of responsibility. As the owner you are responsible for any passengers that you transport and you’re also responsible for ensuring that the vehicle is safe to drive and well-maintained. A good insurance policy is a must. The risks that come with owning a minibus are too great to not have insurance for them. This is proven by a recent news story from Burnley when a...

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Mayor of Merton, Councillor David Williams, marks end of year in office with mini bus presentation

One of the main things that charities and community groups around the country raise money for is to buy a minibus. Minibuses are ideal for small groups who want to get around in the most practical way possible. What makes minibuses so suited to transporting small groups is that they’re relatively inexpensive to run and usually offer wheelchair access. Recently the Mayor or Merton presented...

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