£2m fleet of new minibuses for community groups and charities

In 2014 the government pledged to invest £25m in new minibuses to improve transport links for community groups and charities. With £2m released in the first round of funding, 350 minibuses have now been allocated to more than 300 organisations. On 8 September, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced the second £2m round of funding while handing over the keys for a new minibus to successful … Continue reading £2m fleet of new minibuses for community groups and charities

New Funding for Minibuses to Community Transport Operators in Rural Areas

300 communities win share of £25 million minibus fund Hundreds of minibuses will support charities and revitalise local communities. More than 300 local charities and community groups across England will receive new minibuses from the Department for Transport’s £25 million community transport minibus fund. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced that hundreds of vital community groups from across the country will receive additional support. £25 million will … Continue reading New Funding for Minibuses to Community Transport Operators in Rural Areas