Thursday, January 20, 2022
Brand the Bus - Restore - winner - January 2022

Charity Restore clinches OBC’s Brand the Bus competition

Mental health charity Restore has won Oxford Bus Company's (OBC's) annual Brand the Bus competition and will have a double-decker bus branded in its...
Anne Shaw head shot

Anne Shaw appointed Executive Director of Transport for West Midlands

Anne Shaw (pictured) has been appointed Executive Director of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) after leading the organisation on an interim basis for the...
Tobi Dekker

17-year-old Tobi Dekker on road to a dream career with Belle Vue

Teenager Tobi Dekker has moved one step closer to fulfilling a dream career in the bus industry after he was offered a full time...
Sam Prothero, Irizar UK Area Sales Manager

Sam Prothero joins Irizar UK in Area Sales Manager role

Irizar UK has appointed Sam Prothero as Area Sales Manager for Southern England and South Wales. He brings significant experience of the coach and...

Opinion: ‘Omicron worry opens 2022 – but think long term’

The Omicron situation means 2022 opens on an uncertain note for the industry – but it needs to be ready to bounce back quickly Last...

‘Incredible year as CPT President’

Jane Cole reflects on 2021 as her time as CPT President draws to a close and Ralph Roberts takes the reigns I am really looking forward to 2022. In particular, transforming and reinventing the plans that Blackpool...
Portsmouth City Coaches MD

Portsmouth City Coaches: A career in coaches written in the stars

Growing up with coaches, a career in the industry was a natural calling for Mike Elkin. When an opportunity ‘too good to miss’ arose, he is...
Val Sheppard-Evans, Longmynd Travel

UKCOA member interview: Longmynd Travel

Peter Bradley converses with UKCOA member Val Sheppard-Evans of Longmynd Travel Nestled on the edge of the Shropshire Hills in Lea Cross, not far from...
Jon Eardley MD Abellio London Bus

Jon Eardley appointed Managing Director of Abellio London Bus

Jon Eardley has been appointed Managing Director of Abellio London Bus. He takes over from Tony Wilson, who has retired. Jon began his career in...
Close Brothers - Savio Suzarte - Ashley Haithwaite - Gavin Martin

Close Brothers transport team appoints three Area Sales Managers

Close Brothers Asset Finance has grown its transport team with the appointment of three Area Sales Managers. The three new joiners are Savio Zuzarte, Ashley...

New leadership appointments at Stagecoach Manchester

Stagecoach Manchester has announced a number of promotions across its Greater Manchester depots. They include Zachary McAskill and Gary Banks, who have been named Operations...