Press release archive
This section of the website records our recent news releases. For more information on a particular story or issue, please see the media contacts section for how to get in touch.
LibertyBus to provide Jersey’s Tourist Information Centre
08 Dec 2017: LibertyBus, HCT Group’s operation in Jersey, is delighted to have been chosen by Visit Jersey as the provider of Jersey’s Tourist Information Centre from Easter 2018.
HCT Group wins TfL Bus Safety Innovation Fund bid
16 Nov 2017: Our project aims to tackle the issue of harsh acceleration – where a bus moves off from a stationary position too quickly – which can increase the risk of passenger injuries.
HCT Group calls for a significant strengthening of the Social Value Act
30 Oct 2017: A new HCT Group policy paper argues that the Act needs more ‘teeth’ with commissioning authorities required to account for the steps they have taken to implement social value in their procurement.
Manchester Community Transport joins HCT Group
24 Oct 2017: Manchester Community Transport has joined HCT Group, opening up new opportunities for both organisations.
LibertyBus wins top prize at Jersey Customer Service Awards
06 Oct 2017: LibertyBus, HCT Group’s operation in Jersey, was announced as the overall winner at the prestigious Jersey Customer Service Awards, collecting two further prizes for ‘Best Team’ and ‘Best Business’.
HCT Group launches 2017 Social Impact Report
20 Jul 2017: HCT Group is a social enterprise, aiming to make a real difference to people's lives. What we've achieved this year is set out in our annual Social Impact Report - out now.
HCT Group wins Hammersmith and Fulham combined services contract
21 Jun 2017: HCT Group is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the contract to provide the combined Special Educational Needs and Adult Social Care transport service for the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
Bus depot open day raises funds for St Joseph’s Hospice
02 Jun 2017: Ash Grove bus depot in Hackney opened its doors to the community, raising over £2000 for St Joseph’s Hospice– which cares for and supports people affected by serious illness.
HCT Group launches first Jersey Social Impact Report
18 May 2017: LibertyBus, HCT Group's Jersey operation, has launched its first social impact report. The report is based on the findings of a large scale survey on the difference that a public bus service can make to people’s lives.
Four bus routes for Bristol depot
21 Apr 2017: We are delighted to announce that we have successfully tendered for four bus routes in the Bristol area.