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Discounted bus travel for youngsters

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: March 30, 2013

Mike Maryon, cabinet member for staffordshire county council.
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YOUNGSTERS in East Staffordshire have been reminded to take advantage of discounted travel during the Easter break.

The Your Staffordshire Card, allows thousands of youngsters to travel by bus £1.

The card, available to 11-19-year-olds who live in Staffordshire, also gives users the chance to access special offers from over 80 businesses.

Alex Hylton, 17, chair of the youth action council said: “The cost of transport is a barrier to young people and parents within Staffordshire; limiting access to positive activities outside of education.

Mike Maryon, Staffordshire County Council cabinet member for transport and highways said: “As well as being able to save money on bus travel, we have also expanded the scheme so cardholders can now access a range of special offers

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