Accrington Christmas lights switch on will take place on Thursday 27th November 2014. The Bee will be on stage from 18.00 outside the Town Hall with a free live music show before the big switch on. The entertainment also includes a festive funfair on Broadway and a spectacular firework extravaganza after the big switch on. The shops will stay open late for a spot of late night Christmas shopping.continued...
The Witch Way
The Witch Way X43 is a high quality, frequent express service between Pennine Lancashire and Manchester. The route runs from Nelson via Burnley, Rawtenstall and Prestwich.
New buses introduced in October 2013 offer a comfortable and relaxing journey. Free wi-fi means you can work or connect with friends even more easily on your journey. The double deck vehicles have individual, high backed, aircraft style leather seats on both decks. There are just 68 seats, with the best leg room you will find. Tinted windows absorb glare so you can enjoy the view, read or use electronic equipment comfortably.
Low entrances kneel to kerb height allowing easy access for buggies and wheelchairs. For your security there are CCTV cameras throughout, recording high definition colour images and sound, as well as improved interior lighting.
The frequent service is great for commuting, students or leisure visitors. Buses run Monday to Friday up to every 10 minutes at peak times and every 15 minutes daytimes, and up to every 15 minutes on Saturdays. Sunday services runs up to every 30 minutes.
You can download the Witch Way app for iPhones and Android devices. As our buses are tracked in real time, the free app provides up-to-the-minute information about the X43 service including when the next bus is due, details of tickets and a fare guide.
There will be a temporary road closure on Huncoat Station Level Crossing, Enfield Road, Huncoat from 23.00 Saturday 22nd November 2014 until 13th December 2014 to enable level crossing improvement works to take place. The Mainline 23 service will use the top road only as we are unable to turn around at Huncoat.continued...
Burnley FC in the Community have joined forces with Transdev who operate the Burnley and Pendle bus services to support unemployed young people get into work or further education. Burnley FC in the Community is delivering the Barclays Premier League Works programme at Turf Moor which will involve delivering three 12-week course over the course of the next year.continued...