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Victory for the Chron as first bus in months returns for Northampton pensioners

Today marked the return of a vital bus service for the people of Northampton who need it the most.

Northampton pensioners who have been 'stranded' for months since the No 19 Uno service were cut in August were 'over the moon' to see their local bus return to their streets today (January 21).

Fred continued: "We've really achieved something. It was good to see some smiling faces again. They smiled a bit extra when the bus showed up."

5. The ladies cheered as the Uno bus pulled to a stop

Fred continued: "We've really achieved something. It was good to see some smiling faces again. They smiled a bit extra when the bus showed up."
Kirsty Edmonds
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Hundreds of residents will now once again have the freedom to visit town, see friends and go to the doctors.

6. The freedom to pop into town without taxis

Hundreds of residents will now once again have the freedom to visit town, see friends and go to the doctors.
Kirsty Edmonds
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The route was redesigned to cut out Kingsley Road and other stops to make a more direct service for the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus. But it proved to be vital to hundreds of Northampton's needful residents.

7. Long live the No 19.

The route was redesigned to cut out Kingsley Road and other stops to make a more direct service for the University of Northampton's Waterside Campus. But it proved to be vital to hundreds of Northampton's needful residents.
Kirsty Edmonds
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