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Mike leaves centre stage

Mike Saul, centre, with MD Andrew Smith and colleagues at Yellow Buses. One of the most recognisable faces in Bournemouth town centre has retired after a 30 year career with Yellow Buses. Mike Saul was supervisor in The Square and his encyclopaedic knowledge of public transport and the town elevated him to minor celebrity status.…

Nice day for a Yellow wedding

A bride’s childhood dream came true after all her guests boarded an open top bus then visited a McDonald’s takeaway. Talia Diaz, nee Babidge, wed her beau Juan in the US last year in a small ceremony, but her father Russell and mum Elaine were determined to fulfil her childhood dream. TALIA DIAZ AND HUBBY JUAN ON…

New mums get bus boost

Terri Hignett (centre)from yellow Buses with Lucy McPhail (holding the sign) and other staff from Florence House. New mums using the Florence House mother and baby unit in Bournemouth can now get about more easily thanks to Yellow Buses and the Daily Echo. The donation of £200 will enable the mums to use the buses…

Yellow Buses unveils two open top services for summer

Tops off for summer: Andrew Smith, Managing Director, Yellow Buses; Jeff Mostyn, Chairman, AFC Bournemouth, and club mascot Cherry Bear, at the launch of Yellow Buses’ new open top services. Stand by your bus stops. Yellow Buses’ iconic open toppers are back this month after a ten-year gap, operating on two routes. The Bournemouth-based bus…

Carbon Stoppers helps Poole Forum

Poole Forum received a donation from the Yellow Buses/Daily Echo Carbon stoppers initiative. Terri Hignett (fr right) from the Yellows and Kimberley Fields (far left) from the forum with some of its members. Poole Forum, which is a self-advocacy group for adults with learning disabilities, has received a £200 donation from the joint Yellow Buses/Daily…

Last stop for Steve

MD Andrew Smith (left) and Steve Sanders who has retired from Yellow Buses after 44 years. After 44 years behind the wheel of a Yellow Bus and driving a total of nearly 800,000 miles, Steve Sanders has pulled the handbrake on his career. The popular driver has retired aged 66 after working a total of…