Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Anna Westerberg, Volvo Buses President

Anna Westerberg named President of Volvo Buses

Anna Westerberg has been named President of Volvo Buses, and a member of Volvo Group management. She will take up the position on 1 February...
Colin Ashcroft Stagecoach

Stagecoach Operations Manager Colin Ashcroft named one of the Guardian’s unsung heroes

The Guardian has named Operations Manager for Stagecoach South, Colin Ashcroft, as one of its unsung heroes of 2020. The nomination came from one of...

Lockdown 2021: How much more can the industry take?

A new year, a new lockdown: CPT President Steve Whiteway urges continued unity by members in 2021 As we enter 2021, I recall how this...
mental health

Mental health wellbeing: Is it part of your company culture?

Kathryn Pulham encourages operators and business leaders to examine their approach to mental health wellbeing in the year ahead Is the coach and bus industry...
Free transport to and from vaccination centres

More operators offer free transport to vaccination centres

More operators have stepped in to assist with the free-of-charge transport of people to and from coronavirus COVID-19 vaccination appointments, joining others that are...
Doug Claringbold, First West of England Managing Director

Doug Claringbold named First West of England MD

Doug Claringbold has been appointed Managing Director of First West of England. He will join the business in February, and after a handover period...
OBC Dave Cook and Ray Leach

Oxford Bus Company bids farewell to mechanics Dave Cook and Ray Leach

Oxford Bus Company (OBC) mechanics Dave Cook and Ray Leach have retired after almost a combined century servicing buses for the company. Dave joined Oxford Bus...
Alpine Travel and Xelabus vaccination transport

Operators step in to help with vaccination transport effort

Alpine Travel and Xelabus are among operators that are doing their bit to expedite the coronavirus COVID-19 vaccination process by providing transport. In North Wales,...
Miriam Jones of Gwyn Jones Coaches

Obituary: Miriam Jones, Gwyn Jones Coaches

Miriam Jones, of Bridgend operator Gwyn Jones Coaches, passed away suddenly but peacefully on 20 December 2020. She was 88. Miriam married Euros Jones, then...
Claire Haigh, Greener Journeys CEO

Claire Haigh steps down as Greener Journeys CEO

Claire Haigh has stepped down as CEO of Greener Journeys. The change will allow her to pursue a wider role in the decarbonisation of...

Obituary: John R Davies, Lakeside Coaches Founder

John R Davies, Founder and former Managing Director of Lakeside Coaches of Ellesmere, died on 19 January after a long illness. He was 82. John...