Press Releases

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Denise Harrison is her early bus driving days

First Bus stalwart awarded MBE in King's Birthday Honours for services to Bus Industry

  • Denise Harrison awarded MBE in King's Birthday Honours
  • Head of Health and Safety recognised for service to bus after four decades in the industry. 
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First Bus unveils comprehensive training for colleagues on Mental Health Awareness Week

  • UK wide training programme aimed at upskilling colleagues so they can support others with mental health and wellbeing issues.
  • Over 250 colleagues have become approved Mental Health First Aiders across the business. 
  • Extensive Mental Health Champion training delivered to every line manager in the business by the end of the summer. 
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International Women’s Day 2024: First Bus pledges to double number of women in the business

  • First Bus sets out new commitments and recruitment pledges to increase number of women in business by 2028. 
York Pullman coach outside York Minster

FirstGroup plc acquires York Pullman Bus Company

  • Agreement to purchase York Pullman Bus Company
  • High-performing business with strong track record of growth.
  • Independently-owned and highly reputable operator of coaches and buses, providing contracted and private hire services in York and the wider area from several depot locations.
  • Completion of the acquisition is anticipated in the next few weeks, subject to customary regulatory review.
Aircoach MD Kim Swan

Aircoach appoints Kim Swan as new Managing Director

  • Kim Swan joins from P&O Ferries and brings over 30 years of leadership experience.