Essex County Council has agreed with bus operators that holders of a retired person’s bus pass will be able to use them to travel free in Essex all day instead of after 09:00 as normal.

This started today and will last as long as Government advice on self-isolation remains in place.  This means that older residents can take the bus for free to the supermarket to take advantage of earlier opening times. Massive thanks to the bus companies, Essex County Council, and all those who work in supermarkets who will be opening early so older people in our community can get what they need.