Free CallConnect buses to Christmas markets in Lincolnshire

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Lincolnshire County Council’s CallConnect bus service will celebrate Christmas this year with a special festive gift for bus users throughout Lincolnshire this November and December.

Following the success of last year’s ‘Love Sundays’ service, the demand-responsive CallConnect bus network will be operating a free Christmas Markets bus service to many of the county’s most popular market towns.

For the three Sundays leading up to Christmas (starting November 29) anyone can travel on the free ‘Love Sundays’ CallConnect bus service, enjoying a visit to one of the many festive markets throughout the county.

For more details of the ‘Love Sundays’ free bus service visit www.lincsinterconnect.com or www.wellandcallconnect.co.uk for the Stamford and Peterborough area.

CallConnect Manager Paul Sanders said: “December is one of the busiest months of the year for people, and we wanted to help our customers get into the Christmas spirit by helping them shop at their local seasonal fairs and markets, support the local economy and travel free of charge as well.”

The ‘Love Sundays’ CallConnect bus service offers a boost where a fixed-route bus service operates from Monday to Saturday, but where residents have no regular Sunday bus service.

Mr Sanders added: “We also want to encourage customers who use conventional timetabled bus services Monday to Saturday to use the special free CallConnect on these Christmas Sundays.”

To find out more about Love Sundays bus service or CallConnect in general, contact the Booking Centre on 0345 234 3344 for Lincolnshire CallConnect or 0345 263 8153 for Stamford and Peterborough.

The service will operate from 9.30am to 5.30pm on the selected dates below and bookings can be made from the preceding Monday.

Sunday November 29:

Louth, Boston, Skegness, Spalding, Newark & Sleaford Christmas Markets, Stamford

Christmas Festival, Market Deeping Christmas Market and Peterborough

Sunday December 6:

Horncastle Christmas Market

Sunday December 13:

Louth Winter Market & Newark Christmas Market