Published: 00:01, 01 April 2012 |
Updated: 09:43, 10 January 2014
A bus service that has rescued thousands of night-time revellers will officially shut down today.
The Medway SOS Bus, launched three years ago, will be coming to a halt after bids for funding and a search for sponsors failed.
It has offered shelter to anyone who needed help after a night out, but could not find £50,000 to stay open.
The bus, which has a medical room, played a vital supporting role to emergency services and has also supported health campaigns and been used as a first aid facility at community events.
After its last night of operation on St Patrick's Day, the service will finish today because no one has come forward with funding.
Bus co-ordinator Robin Wharfe said: "We have achieved a lot of positive work over the past three years both at night on the streets of Medway and during the day. Like most things it will be missed once it has gone."
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
Your No1 guide to getting married in Kent. From dresses to discos and venues to veils, we've got everything you could possibly need for your big day
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating!
PLUS, register for free!.
Read our pick of the best holiday destinations. Whether its a weekend break, or something a little bit longer, we have reviewed a wide range of holidays.