We purchased our current 17 seater minibus through a grant from the youth opportunities fund in 2009. At the time it cost £10,000, was 5 years old and had done about 20k miles. In 2019 it is now 10 years old, has only done approx 50k miles but the bodywork is starting to look somewhat rusty in places.
We use the bus for our weekly swimming trips, as well as local trips across the year such as night hikes, beech trips, occasional 5k park runs and other leisure trips. We also use it every summer for our holiday trips which include horse riding and park outdoor games. The minibus has also proved essential for our annual Rock challenge dance competition.