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NUS Scotland launches campaign to call for half-price train and bus fares, other cost-of-living support for students

The National Union of Students Scotland (NUS) has launched a new campaign that will, in part, fight for the introduction of half-price train and bus fares for all Scottish higher education students. The measure is part of a wider cost-of-living campaign being launched by the union under its new president Ellie Gomersall, in a slate […]

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Free bus travel for young people in Scotland

All residents of Scotland under the age of 22 will become eligible for free bus travel from January 31. The free bus travel will have conditions similar to those on offer for those with disabilities or who are over 60, who have been entitled to free coach and local bus travel since 2006. A small […]

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Lothian Bus services suspended from 7:30 this evening due to anti-social behaviour

Lothian Buses have suspended travel from 19:30pm tonight, with the exception of nightbus services, after several instances of anti-social behaviour have been reported. Over the last few months, buses have been vandalised by anti-social groups of youths, although incidents have escalated in the recent days. On Monday night alone, eight separate buses were attacked on […]

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Edinburgh celebrates World Kindness Day

On Monday, 13 November, annual  Kindness Day was celebrated across the world. Created in 2010, the day is an initiative launched by Kindness UK with the goal of promoting kindness in society. By having a dedicated 24-hour period focusing solely on kindness, it is hoped that kindness becomes a more common practice in people’s everyday […]

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Lothian Buses introduces a new environmentally friendly airport service, the Skylink 300

From October 1, Lothian Buses will start running their new Skylink 300 hybrid bus service between Ocean Terminal and Edinburgh Airport, rebranding the current standard number 35 bus. In a press release, Lothian Buses announced the new airport service, an addition to their Airlink 100 and Skylink 200 services. The soon to be replaced Service […]