Southampton’s Armed Forces Day parade

Monday, July 02 2018



Sunday 1st July, Bluestar marked Armed Forces Day by including its special poppy bus in a parade through Southampton.

Bluestar were able to help elderly veterans, unable to comfortably walk the route, take part by transporting them alongside their fellow service men and women.

“Our drivers were approached by organisers, to see if they would be able to help make the parade more accessible to older veterans - and we were only too pleased to get involved,” said Bluestar operations manager, Andy Shaw.

“As a local operator, we at Bluestar feel very much a part of the community here, so we will always help if we possibly can. It was a very special day with more than 5,000 people attending - and I’m glad we were able to play a small part in it.”


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