Save the No.18 Bus!

Conservative led Council to cut No. 18 bus route Saved!

Update: We presented a petition with 1000 signatures to Poole Council and are pleased to confirm the No.18 Loop through Broadstone is to be retained, albeit at a slightly reduced service. The last two journeys will be cut, otherwise the service remains unchanged. As always, the message is use it or lose it.

Thank you to everyone who signed this petition. This time you have been listened to.

Local campaigner, Vikki Slade and Councillor Mike Brooke have launched a campaign to save the No. 18 bus route from cuts to bus services.

Poole Council are looking to slash another £152,000 from their budget and hope that cutting the Broadstone bus service will save £19,000.

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Vikki Slade, who led the campaign to save the No. 32 bus said: “This bus route is used by elderly and vulnerable people who want to live independently. Poole Council can’t continue to target cuts at people who rely on public transport to get about.”

petitionpic2.pngCllr Mike Brooke said: “We urge local residents to support our petition and reply to the Council’s consultation before 13th November.”

The cuts would mean that the No. 18 would cease to loop round Broadstone before heading back towards Bournemouth.

Please do sign Vikki and Mike's petition today. The Council are running an online consultation until 13th November, visit poole.gov.uk/bussubsidies to have you say.

Click here for the petition to save the No. 3 bus in Corfe Mullen.

Add your signature to the petition below to ensure that the No. 18 bus continues it's route in Broadstone.

 

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  • signed 2016-11-08 12:06:28 +0000
    My daughter uses this bus route everyday to get to school as she is currently in the 6th form at QE in Wimborne.
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    TERENCE BURRELLS
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  • signed 2016-11-07 20:07:13 +0000
    We older people, without cars, really need these buses to keep us in contact with all our local services & friends.
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  • signed 2016-11-06 17:40:33 +0000
    This route is essential for the elderly on the extreme edge of Broadstone
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    Jean Robinson
  • signed 2016-11-06 11:51:04 +0000
    Save our buses flyer conveys the need for local authorities to withdraw their intentions of removing public transport
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  • signed 2016-11-05 15:44:16 +0000
    The withdrawal of the Broadstone loop from the No 18 bus route will leave a lot of people a long way from an alternative route, in an area where a lot of pensioners live.
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