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20160114

20160114

First Bus company run a writing competition for their drivers. Hop on board to meet those who have taken part. David from Glasgow won the annual Company Short Story Competition with his moving tale of a homeless man, inspired by the tramp he spotted whilst driving through the city centre one Christmas; Sue loves the freedom of driving a bus around Bristol and writes poems and stories for her family to show them how much she loves them, while Lou wants to write a novel based on her experiences as a bus driver "You have a lot of weird and wonderful experiences driving a bus" she says "I even had passengers come to my wedding."

Producer: Maggie Ayre.

2016011420170320 (R4)

First Bus company run a writing competition for their drivers. Hop on board to meet those who have taken part. David from Glasgow won the annual Company Short Story Competition with his moving tale of a homeless man, inspired by the tramp he spotted whilst driving through the city centre one Christmas; Sue loves the freedom of driving a bus around Bristol and writes poems and stories for her family to show them how much she loves them, while Lou wants to write a novel based on her experiences as a bus driver "You have a lot of weird and wonderful experiences driving a bus" she says "I even had passengers come to my wedding."

Producer: Maggie Ayre.

2016011420170320 (R4)

First Bus company run a writing competition for their drivers. Hop on board to meet those who have taken part. David from Glasgow won the annual Company Short Story Competition with his moving tale of a homeless man, inspired by the tramp he spotted whilst driving through the city centre one Christmas; Sue loves the freedom of driving a bus around Bristol and writes poems and stories for her family to show them how much she loves them, while Lou wants to write a novel based on her experiences as a bus driver "You have a lot of weird and wonderful experiences driving a bus" she says "I even had passengers come to my wedding."

Producer: Maggie Ayre.