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First Bus increase their prices

As of 11 January 2020, First Bus increased their Norfolk and Suffolk bus fare prices.  The increase sees the price of annual tickets increasing by between 5.8 p. and 14.4 p. The price of the Norwich Zone day ticket will remain the same on the bus, but will be cheaper than before if bought on…

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Student officer speaks out against bus company

Welfare, Community and Diversity Officer India Edwards has expressed dissatisfaction at the First East Counties Buses, UEA’s primary public transport service. The officer wrote a blog post titled ‘enough is enough’, marking the latest in a string of disagreements between the union and First Group,. The SU called on students to boycott the service at…

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First extend discount

First Bus operator for Eastern Counties is extending a concessionary fare promotion until the end of January.  Pass holders have been able to enjoy this as part of the national concession travel scheme and can now buy discounted single tickets valid between 8:30am and 9:30am on weekdays. This month, English National Concession Bus Pass holders…

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UEA protest blamed for travel disruption

A campus protest at the University of East Anglia against proposed changes to student maintenance grants allegedly resulted in delays to First Bus services between campus and the city centre. The demonstration was organised by the Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) and Defend Education UEA – a group that describes itself as a “campus activist group campaigning for free and…

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