Photo of a 963 Winterbourne Academy school bus service vehicle stuck in traffic congestion at Great Meadow Roundabout.

Students left stranded as Winterbourne Academy bus service axed from September

Students from Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Patchway who attend Winterbourne Academy have been left stranded after it was announced that the bus service they use to get to and from school has been scrapped. South Gloucestershire Council has told the school that it is “very unlikely” that the 963 bus service will continue as it can no longer afford to subsidise it.

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Photo of a group of school children wearing hi-vis jackets with the side of a bus visible behind.

BSCS Reception class takes special bus trip for learning and fun

Children from Bradley Stoke Community School Primary Phase enjoyed their very own First West of England bus for the morning when they took a mystery roundtrip to Bristol and back. The four- and five-year-olds, some of whom had never been on a bus before, had lots of fun singing and learning with their teachers. The trip linked in with their ‘journeys and transport’ learning topic.

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Photo of an M1 MetroBus vehicle.

M1 MetroBus service temporarily suspended this weekend (3rd/4th September)

The M1 MetroBus service, which links Bradley Stoke with Cribbs Causeway, Bristol city centre and south Bristol is to be temporarily suspended this weekend (3rd/4th September) to allow an orderly transition to a new operator. Some late evening journeys on Friday 2nd September may also be impacted. The service will resume from Monday 5th September, running to a slightly revised timetable.

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