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Armed Forces Day

Free travel to mark Armed Forces Day

Serving members of the armed forces, veterans and cadets are being offered free bus travel this Saturday to show support for Armed Forces Day.

1944 and 2024 showing women still behind the wheel

First West of England’s pledge as it marks 80 years since the first female drivers

First West of England has pledged to nearly double the number of women in its business in the next five years as it marks a major milestone in its history.

Christmas bus 2023

Christmas and New Year services

First West of England, First Cymru and First Worcester has confirmed its bus timetables over the Christmas and New Year period.

Remembrance buses

Free bus travel to mark remembrance weekend

Veterans and UK Armed Forces personnel using First Bus services in the West of England, Wales and Worcester are being offered free travel during remembrance weekend.

Service 111 in Wales-2

Buses and drivers attacked during Halloween vandalism

First Bus Wales and West has been forced to cancel a number of services today after Halloween vandalism which saw drivers and moving buses attacked.

Cymru network change quote

Changes to bus routes in south and west Wales

In response to reductions in Welsh government funding for buses, First Cymru has today had to announce changes to some of its services in south and west Wales from Sunday 29th October.

Pride bus

Park and travel to Weston Pride for less than £2 per person…and avoid the rail strikes!

UK Pride in Weston-super-Mare kicks off this weekend, and First Bus is offering advice to passengers to avoid planned rails strikes.

Andy Evered (L) with Andrew Jarvis at Bus Driver of the Year awards 2023

Bath bus driver named among the best in the UK

A bus driver from Bath has been named the second best driver in England and Wales at a national competition.

Family on a bus at Bristol Temple Meads

First West of England announce fare changes from 9th July

Bus operator First West of England has announced changes to some of its fares from Sunday 9th July.

First Bus' 'Brizzle Icons' unicorn as part of Unicornfest 2023

Bus passengers and ‘Brizzle Icons’ raising thousands for charity

Bus passengers across the West of England will help raise thousands of pounds for charity thanks to a unicorn decked out in Bristol’s famous icons.

First Bus and Bristol Beacon sustainable transport launch; from left: Bristol Beacon’s Ciaran Austin, Rosa Corbishley, Sarah Robertson, and First West of England’s Rob Pymm

Bristol Beacon announces new partnership with First Bus to encourage sustainable travel

The soon-to-be-reopened Bristol Beacon, set to host 800 events a year, is delighted to announce a new partnership with First Bus that will reward concert-goers for travelling sustainably by offering discounted bus travel.