Transdev 'happy to consider' proposals to name bus after Ripon sports hero Matt Stevenson

Matt Stevenson. Picture: Ean Proctor.
Matt Stevenson. Picture: Ean Proctor.

The Harrogate Bus Company has told the Ripon Gazette that they are happy to consider any proposals put forward by residents to name a 36 bus after Ripon's newest sporting hero Matt Stevenson.

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Since the 'Gazette publicised calls by residents to formally recognise Matt's achievements, more ideas and suggestions have been pouring in - including inviting Matt to switch on the city's Christmas lights, and organising a civic celebration.

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Transdev, the operating group behind The Harrogate Bus Company, have confirmed that they would welcome the opportunity to hear any ideas and suggestions from residents about naming a bus after Matt, who won the prestigious Senior Manx Grand Prix motorcycle race in the Isle of Man.