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Wight Aid Foundation cheque

We were chosen to receive an inaugral donation from The Wight Aid Foundation. We were one of six chosen and received £500.

Barnibus went to London

He saw the sights and made a new friend.

Latest Photos – Window

I had to take a window out to fit the kitchen wall cupboards.

Latest update photos coming soon

This week has been a busy week at The Bus Shelter IOW. I have been concentrating on getting the upstairs weatherproofed, insulated and panelled out. I have built the framework for all the beds and the kitchen has been fitted. Updated photos will follow very soon.

We are finally a registered charity

Great news. We are finally registered with the Charity Commission. Its taken 4 months of hard work but the real hard work starts now.

Welcome Barnibus Bear

Barnibus Bear is the mascot of The Bus Shelter IOW and will be travelling to lots of places raising awareness of the work of the charity. If you would like him to appear at your Fundraiser / Organisation / School, Please contact him via his Facebook page

Can You Help With Materials?

Here is an update on our DIY SOS wish list If your company could help with any of the following items, please contact us. It would be amazing if you would like to choose an item and get together with your Facebook friends to purchase. If everyone helps a little, we will soon have everything needed to complete the bus. Things we need: UPSTAIRS Wood – 3×2 scant Wood – 6ft X 3ft (10mm) X 16

New Plans Unveiled

Massive thanks to Graham Hall and Gavin Buckle for their deconstruction expertise. Today was the final day of deconstruction of the interior of the bus and as you can see from the new plans, there have been some changes due to wheel arches and engine bulk head. We have have however still managed to fit everything in. You will notice that the toilets and showers are in a separate trailer compartment. A new door will

One Less Rough Sleeper

Fantastic news…. We have today managed to secure permanent accommodation for another one of our rough sleepers, Keith. He is so relieved that he doesn’t have to spend another night ever again, on the streets. This couldn’t have come at a better time for him with his health conditions. With the downpour last night and predicted wet weather for the next few nights. We still have more people to find accommodation for, but the bus is coming