The Wivenhoe Encyclopedia
|Wivenhoe’s 2nd Community Mini-bus:
A Renault Master MWB wheelchair accessible minibus for fourteen people (including driver). Drivers to be aged over 25 and with a ‘clean’ driving licence.
Contact the WTC office for further hiring details. Tel: 01206 822864
|Celebrating the purchase of Wivenhoe’s second Munty bus in 1998.
Back row: Cllr Cyril Liddy; MP Bernard Jenkin: Cllr Bob Richardson; John Foster; Cllr Peter Hill
Middle Row: Susannah Bradley and Toni Illsley
Front: Cllr Jan Richardson and Stan Thurgood
|Article from the Evening Gazette, Friday, 15th May, 1998.
Cllr Bob Richardson at the wheel of the first community minibus, purchased in 1995, after several years of fund-raising by successive Wivenhoe Town Mayors.
The mis-spelling of the word Community by the sign-writers led to the mini-bus being known locally as the ‘Munty’ bus.