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Yellow Coaches – the Yellow Buses brand – is partnering with Pavilion Dance South West (PDSW) for the UK Dance Showcase in Bournemouth and Poole. Buster Bear is not performing.

Yellows to coach dancers

Some of the finest dance companies in the country are quick-stepping to Bournemouth and Poole - including stars who have appeared on TV's Strictly Come Dancing.

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Colin Gracey, the UK sales manager for Loganair, right, with the flight crew for the carrier’s inaugural flight to Jersey from Bournemouth Airport. The captain, second from right, is home-grown pilot David Davies

Air services to Jersey take to the skies

A new air link between Bournemouth and Jersey celebrated its inaugural flight this week, part of Loganair's summer 2019 schedule from the airport. The Scottish regional airline's first ever operations from the South Coast airport, passengers travelled aboard a tartan branded 37-seat Embraer 135 Jet, arriving in Jersey only 45 minutes later.

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More than seven million Brits plan a UK holiday this Easter, bringing £1.8 billion boost to economy

VisitEngland's 'Trip Tracker' survey shows that 7.4 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this Easter weekend, bringing an estimated £1.8 billion boost to the economy. The figures are the highest since this survey began in 2013. Last year, 2018, 4.8 million Brits planned to take an overnight holiday trip during Easter, in 2017 the figure was 6.6 million, in 2016 it was 6.1 million and in 2015 it was 4.6 million.

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Solent Coaches

Coach firm pulls up in Bournemouth

Businesses and organisations in Bournemouth are set to get more choice when it comes to coach travel. Solent Coaches has moved to the area, following its acquisition by Lucketts Group two years ago.

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Yellow Buses to boost evening services and launch night bus

Yellow Buses to boost evening services

A change in the times that people are travelling by bus has led to Yellow Buses boosting evening services and also launching a new night bus.

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UK in pole position in £62 billion self-driving car race - if Brexit roadblock removed

UK in pole position in £62 billion self-driving car race - if Brexit roadblock removed

The UK is in pole position in the global race to market for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), with a £62 billion boost to the UK economy by 2030 up for grabs, according to a major new report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Frost & Sullivan. Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Winning the Global Race to Market,1 analyses the wide-ranging societal and economic benefits to be achieved by gradually increasing CAVs on our roads.

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Rise in visitors to UK attractions provides boost for Lucketts Travel

Rise in visitors to UK attractions provides boost for Lucketts

A rise in the number of people visiting UK attractions is having a positive impact on local coach firm, Lucketts Travel. The company, based in Fareham, is seeing an increase in the number of passengers it's taking to museums, historical sites and gardens. Demand for such trips has risen significantly and contributed to a record number of day trip passengers last year.

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Land Rover Discovery Sport

Westover Jaguar Land Rover urge drivers to ignore common thought that all diesel cars are 'dirty' vehicles

With a trio of Jaguar Land Rover diesel-powered SUVs recently awarded top marks in a new independent emissions test, Westover Jaguar Land Rover is urging drivers to ignore the common misconception that all diesel cars are 'dirty' vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover is the first car maker to put its cars to the test with the AIR Index, an independent on-road emissions testing procedure, which found that Jaguar Land Rover diesel models have some of the lowest nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions of any car on sale today.

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UK automotive industry puts the record straight on

13 automotive Brexit myths - busted

Many commentators and politicians cite the automotive industry in Brexit discussions so the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has published a clear rebuttal of some of the many arguments that have been used about the sector in recent years. The clock is ticking down to 29 March and automotive businesses are in paralysis. The industry has been consistent and united - a 'no deal' Brexit would have a devastating impact on the sector and the hundreds of thousands of jobs it supports.

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AFC Bournemouth officially open the new Westover Jaguar Land Rover showroom

AFC Bournemouth players officially open Westover Group's new £15 million showroom

To celebrate the completion of Westover Group's £15 million Jaguar Land Rover showroom in Christchurch, Premier League football players and management from AFC Bournemouth visited the facility to officially open the new showroom which has been purpose-built to house the two prestigious marques.

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Tony Lawman, Managing Director of Hampshire-headquartered Lucketts

Tyre legislation welcome but could go further, says coach firm

Coach firm Lucketts Group has welcomed the news that coaches could soon be banned from having tyres 10 years or older, however it feels that legislation could go further. The Department for Transport (DfT) recently announced that it will consult on plans to ban tyres 10 years or older. It follows years of campaigning from Frances Molloy, whose son, Michael, died in a coach crash on the A3 when a 19-year-old tyre blew out.

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Jaguar I-PACE wins sought-after Car of the Year award

Westover Group celebrates Jaguar I-PACE award win

The 100-strong team at the new £15 million Westover Jaguar Land Rover showroom in Christchurch are celebrating following the announcement that Jaguar's first-ever electric vehicle, the Jaguar I-PACE, has been awarded the coveted title of 'Car of the Year' at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019.

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