Wanderbus' new addition gives Shefford and Stotfold communities fresh wheels

PUBLISHED: 07:28 06 August 2018

The unveiling of the new Wanderbus at Mount Pleasant Golf Club. Picture: Clive Lester

The unveiling of the new Wanderbus at Mount Pleasant Golf Club. Picture: Clive Lester

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The community has been gifted a fresh set of wheels, as the Wanderbus team unveiled their new vehicle.

Rev Roni Goodman with the new Wanderbus. Picture: Clive LesterRev Roni Goodman with the new Wanderbus. Picture: Clive Lester

The mayors of Stotfold and Shefford, along with town and parish councillors and charitable groups, were on hand for the unveiling of the 16-seater Orion bus at Lower Stondon’s Mount Pleasant Golf Club.

Shefford vicar Rev Roni Goodman gave a speech and offered a prayer, before pressing the open button to formally bring the bus into service.

The new bus provides the service with a second vehicle.

Based in Meppershall, Wanderbus has been provding a fixed route for residents in and around the two villages since 1989, and is entirely run by volunteers.

The non-profit services is available to everyone and runs routes to major towns like Biggleswade, Hitchin and Letchworth.

Wanderbus accepts cash fares and concession passes in the same way as contracted bus companies.

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