Though it’s only a little over six months since the new Daffodil Line Bus service started running back in April we are already busy planning for year two. Before we commit to another year of bus service, and ask councils for a little financial support towards that, we need to take a closer look at how things are going so far.
New 232 Daffodil Line timetable which comes into operation from 2nd July 2023. The timetable has only minor changes, and still offers a service every 2 hours between Ross-on-Wye, Newent and Ledbury, 7 days a week, including Friday and Saturday evenings. The small adjustments made should ensure more reliability and better punctuality.
Here it is! Sorry about the delay in getting this out – we only got the final, final sign-off this morning. Paper versions will be widely available next week. We’ll be reviewing as we go along, to see what’s working and what isn’t and there will be room for tweaks and improvements as we go. … Read more
Just because we now have a start date of 2nd of April for the Daffodil Line doesn’t mean the fundraising stops – far from it. Like any good parents, we have to make sure our “new arrival” has all the support it needs to thrive. So we’re very thankful for a pledge of support from Newent’s new foodie destination, the Wye Inn.
We are now in the final stages of our Start-Up fundraising for the new 232 Daffodil Line bus service between Ross-on-Wye, Newent, and Ledbury, and we hope to have the service on the road in time for Easter. This week we’ve received pledges of financial support from Dymock and Linton Parish councils – thank you! … Read more
We are delighted to have received a donation of £5,000 towards our campaign to restore a regular bus service between Ross-on-Wye, Newent and Ledbury. The Malvern Bookshop, based in Abbey Road, Great Malvern specialises in antiquarian and quality second-hand books. Although the bookshop is not directly on the route, proprietor Rosie Pothecary explained why the … Read more
Ross Town Council will be deciding on whether to support our new bus service on Monday 10th October at 7pm at the Corn Exchange in the town centre. There is an opportunity for the public to speak at the start of the meeting and, as this is a big decision and quite an unusual one … Read more
Although fundraising for our new bus service is our main focus right now as we get nearer to our target we are starting to do some work on the practicalities and logistics of the bus service, And the more we listen to feedback the more ways we are finding of making the new service better … Read more
Buses4Us is a community action group working for better public transport in North Gloucestershire and South Herefordshire. Currently, we are working to reinstate regular bus services between the neighbouring towns of Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye and Newent, and the villages in between. Our towns and villages were connected by regular buses for over 70 years. These … Read more
School’s out and free bus travel’s in for under 16’s in Newent this summer. Newent Community Transport and Buses4Us have teamed up to offer free bus travel for children and young people in the Newent area throughout August. With the cost of living crisis biting hard, keeping children entertained over the summer is going to be … Read more