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Earned Recognition


We are delighted to announce that we have been accepted onto the DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme.


After undergoing a strict audit process, we were very proud to receive this news today (27/08/20). Being part of the scheme, this now means we are subject to an audit process every two years.


We are the first Lincolnshire coach operator to be accredited Earned Recogniton status!


This means we are amongst the safest and most exemplary operators in the country, each month our third party maintenance and driving hours analysis suppliers will email our KPI reports to the DVSA to ensure our compliance levels are to the highest standard possible.


Well done to all of our team for your hard work for making this possible.


July Excursion Update


Unfortunately we have had to make the decision to cancel our planned excursions up until the 31st July.


We could have held out a little longer and continue to monitor the situation, but we feel it is best to make the decision early so we are not letting our customers down at short notice. All customers who were booked on July departures will be contacted very soon.


We hope to run these cancelled trips either later this year or move them to 2021.


We thank you for your continued understanding and support during these times.


As a company we will come through this and we will be more than ready to transport you to your destination once it is again safe to do so.


Please continue to follow the guidelines set out by the UK Government and stay safe.


Thank you.


SLE1 & SLE3 service


Please note that from Monday 15th June, these services will be ran as a combination.


We have carefully reviewed expected passenger numbers on this route to ensure that social distancing can still be complied with.


Timings have been slightly altered at certain points along the route to enable the timetable to run efficiently.


Timetable can be viewed here


Bus Service Update


Please note that from Monday 15th June the following services will be reinstated.


SLE2 - Collingham - Sleaford

SLE5 - Stapleford - Sleaford

SLE9 - Witham St Hughs - Sleaford

S112S - Dowsby - Sleaford

S148S - Aslackby - Sleaford

SL07 - Helpringham - Sleaford

508D - Sleaford - Billingborough

YO19 - Sleaford - Newark


Please be advised that it is mandatory to be wearing a face covering on all public transport from Monday 15th June and social distancing guidelines must be followed at all times.


Important notice for all bus travel - 05/06/20


Following the announcement from the government on Thursday 4th June, it is now mandatory that whilst travelling on our vehicles that a face covering must be worn at all times from Monday 15th June 2020.


Exemptions from wearing a face covering whilst travelling are;


. Children of a primary school age travelling without an adult.

. Disabled people.

. Those with breathing difficulties.


The advice is to wear 'face coverings that can easily be made at home' such as a scarf or a bandana.


Please continue to follow all social distancing guidelines if using any of our services.


Thank you.


S35S Sleaford - North Rauceby Service


Please note that this service will be reinstated from tomorrow (Thursday 4th June).


A normal timetable will be in operation.


Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines if using this service.


If you are paying a fare to travel, please remember to use correct change only.


Thank you,


School Contracts update - 29/05/2020


Please note the following Lincolnshire County Council school routes will be in operation from Monday 1st June.


3497 Dembleby - Osbournby (Amended timetable)

4525 Folkingham - Pointon

4900 Billinghay - Sleaford

5631 Scredington - Helpringham

5954 Billinghay - Ruskington

6365 Heckington - Sleaford


Social distancing measures will be in force and a selection of seats will be marked as unavailable to enable us to comply with the 2m social distance.


If you do not see the route you would normally travel on above and require transport on any LCC routes, then you must contact Lincolnshire County Councill directly to register your interest.



Bus service update - 29/05/2020


Please note that from Monday 1st June, the following services will be reinstated to assist with the phased reopening of schools, normal timetables will be in operation.


SLE4 Claypole - Sleaford

SL06 Billingborough - Sleaford


Social distancing measures will be in force and a selection of seats will be marked as unavailable to enable us to comply with the 2m social distance.


Please only use these services if it is essential to do so and no other transport methods are available.


Trips and Excursions update - 06/05/2020


Unfortunately due to the current Covid-19 pandemic we have taken the decision to postpone all scheduled trips up to including Tuesday 30th June 2020.

All trips that were planned during this time will be rescheduled for similar dates in 2021.

We are working on contacting all passengers who are affected, please note your booking is transferable to the planned 2021 dates.


This wasn't a decision we wanted to make, but the health & safety of all of our customers and incredible driving team is the most important thing.


We will be ready to go once normality resumes, we are very much looking forward to welcoming you on board in the future, in the meantime stay home & stay safe.



CPC Driver Training


These are certainly differing times for us all, so we thought we’d look at alternative ways to deliver essential driver CPC training.


This was the first of two, three and a half hour sessions over two days in which our fantastic staff were very complimentary about the way the virtual course was delivered, further courses are currently being planned over the next few weeks.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list then we will be running courses for other operators over the next few weeks then please email


Please note you will need to be in attendance and visible 100% of the time for both CPC sessions in order that your 7 hours can be uploaded.

The cost per candidate is £50 plus VAT payable at the time of booking, this fee includes the upload fee and an e-Certificate.


In order to participate you will need an internet connection and either a smart phone, laptop, android or iPad type device with webcam/camera.


Sandringham Flower Show - Wednesday 29th July


Unfortunately we have had correspondence from the organisers of this event, who have informed us that they have had to take the decision to postpone the event for 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


We will be running a trip to this event in 2021 (Date TBC), so if you have already booked on this trip for 2020 then your travel tickets will be valid for 2021.

We will be in contact with all customers who have booked in due course.

Thank you.


Covid-19 update


We are constantly reviewing the latest advice of the UK Government and with this in mind we have unfortunately had to make the difficult decision cancel all our excursions & day trips up to and including 31st May 2020.


This was not an easy decision, but the health & safety of our valued customers and dedicated driving staff is our utmost priority.

If you were due to travel with us during this time, we will be in contact in due course.

We hope to rearrange these trips either later in the year or in 2021, unfortunately we cannot commit to new dates given the current pandemic.


The situation will be constantly evalauted and as soon as it is once again safe to travel, we will be here ready & waiting to welcome you on board.


Stay home, stay safe.





Please note that from Friday 27th March until further notice that the Into Town service (IT1,IT2,IT3), will operate Monday - Saturday on a Saturday service timetable. We apologise for any incovenience and thank you for your continued support during this time





Please note that from immediate effect, the following bus services have been suspended until further notice.
















Thank you


Bus service update

SLE4 - SLE5 - SLE9 - S156S

Please note these services will be suspended until further notice, with the last day of operation being Friday 27th March.

Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines if using these services.

Further updates will be posted in due course.

Thank you.




  These services will be suspended from Monday 30th March until further notice.

  Please note that the services will run as normal up until Saturday 28th March and that travel will be FREE.


  Please remember to comply with social distancing guidelines at all times, if you are boarding these services.

  Thank you for your understanding.

















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