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VILLAGERS CLING TO GLIMMER OF HOPE AS MOVE TO AXE BUS ROUTES IS CONFIRMED

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22 NOV

VILLAGERS CLING TO GLIMMER OF HOPE AS MOVE TO AXE BUS ROUTES IS CONFIRMED

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PROTESTERS who lost their fight against cuts to rural bus services are hoping some sort of public transport may yet be retained on a key route.

PROTESTERS who lost their fight against cuts to rural bus services are hoping some sort of public transport may yet be retained on a key route.
Staffordshire County Council last week confirmed a decision to slash the amount of money it spends on subsidies in a bid to save £1.3 million a year.
The move, which follows an eight-week consultation period, will lead to the cancellation of several routes in the Moorlands including a service connecting Cheadle and Leek via Ipstones, Foxt, Whiston, Froghall and Kingsley Holt.
But the council has vowed to explore options for supporting some of the journeys that will no longer be subsidised from April, 2018.
And parish councillor Linda Malyon, who led a storm of protest against the plan, is hoping the route through Ipstones is among them.
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