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Students launch ‘boycott First’ campaign

First bus drivers at the Rusholme Depot are paid up to £5000 a year less than colleagues working at the First’s Queen’s Road base just five miles away

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New bus pass not possible until April 2018

Controversy surrounds the creation of an affordable “pass accepted by First and Stagecoach”, a stated priority of the General Secretary

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Rude bus drivers or difficult students?

The Mancunion has investigated student experience with bus drivers after a Manchester Metropolitan University student allegedly faced harassment and discrimination

Fallowfield Bus Stop. Screenshot: Google Maps

Overheard at the University of Manchester, April 2015

The funniest things you’ve been saying around campus this month

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Bus Ranters!

They’re too cold, too warm, too dirty and never turn up! We can only be on about buses. Robert Firth has a rant about an integral feature of Manchester student life.

Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

Getting around

Tips for getting around Manchester from The Mancunion

David Schofield vigil

Family of bus crash victim appeal for thief to come forward

One year after his death, the 21-year-old’s family appeal for the criminal to come forward