Henry VIII did not see the need to reform the government of Wales at the beginning of his reign, but gradually he perceived a threat from some of the remaining Marcher lords and therefore instructed his chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, to seek a solution. His solution was the annexation or incorporation of Wales. Effectively he legislated for Wales to become part of England!
Most services are Stagecoach with Phil Anslow as a recgnisable name among the "independents". First Bus creeps in with tendered Sunday journeys on service 34 between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye with positioning journeys from a base in Hereford.
Guess what the answer is - on a Sunday!
Andrew worked as a District Manager for the National Bus Company in Exeter and Cheltenham before joining Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Co in 1986. He became Commercial Director and then Managing Director of the business, which was bought by Stagecoach in 1993.
After spending two years at South West Trains as General Manager, Wessex Division (in charge of the Weymouth and Exeter Lines) in the late 1990s, we was appointed managing Director of Stagecoach South in 1999, a post which he has held ever since.
He is also a regular participant in the annual Worthing-based Southdown running day and other such enthusiast events.
Best wishes to both these splendid folk in their new roles!