There is seemingly no end to the help that minibuses bring to local communities. For any small group of people they provide the perfect way of travelling round together. Take one recent news story about a group of sea cadets who were awarded a minibus so they’re able to travel round the country for training and events. The cadets from Worksop were awarded the minibus by Sainsbury’s after they chose the cadets as their local charity. Customers helped to raise the money along with Sainsbury’s for the cadets to get the minibus. You can read the full story by clicking the headline.

Delighted cadets say thanks for minibus boost

The world is their oyster now that Worksop Sea Cadets have a brand new minibus to get around in.


Last year Worksop Sea Cadets and Royal Marines Cadets were Sainsbury’s chosen local charity of the year.

And they worked together to raise money for a minibus for the youngsters.

Now, with the help of Sainsbury’s and their generous customers, the cadets have got wheels.

The Sea Cadets travel around the country for various training and events and rely heavily on a minibus to transport them.



In other news from Manchester, a minibus driver had a lucky escape when his minibus overturned on the M60. The man was taken to hospital but only suffered minor injuries. Read the full story below.

Driver in lucky escape after minibus overturns on M60

A driver was lucky to escape with only minor injuries after his minibus overturned on a motorway.

He was heading along the M60 near Junction 17 near Prestwich when his 17-seater Mercedes Sprinter crashed at 7.25am today.

Police and fire crews were called to the scene. No other vehicle was involved and no-one else was injured.

The man was given first aid and taken to hospital with minor injuries.

All three lanes of the anti-clockwise carriageway had to be closed between Prestwich and Simister Island while the vehicle was recovered.



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