12:00 Saturday 30 March 2013

Discounted bus travel for youngsters

Written byMARK MCKAY

Mike Maryon, cabinet member for staffordshire county council.Profile Mike Maryon, cabinet member for staffordshire county council.Profile

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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