BUS service cuts have been announced by Arriva Yorkshire and Yorkshire Tiger.

In a statement issued on Thursday the company said: “In light of the government’s latest advice and recommendations, as well as planned school closures, we can confirm as of Monday, March 23, we will have to reduce the frequency of some services in the local area.

“However, we will still be operating our key routes to ensure customers can continue to access critical services, and we are continuing to tailor our service changes in line with ongoing advice from the Government and public health bodies.

“Customers can access updated timetables here for Arriva Yorkshire: https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/coronavirus/important-service-information---yorkshire/ and here for Yorkshire Tiger: https://www.yorkshiretiger.co.uk/. We will be keeping our website and social media channels up to date with any ongoing service changes.”

In a message on its website the company says: “We understand that there are many concerns and uncertainty about the current situation. The health and wellbeing of our customers and employees is our primary concern. Our dedicated team are monitoring the situation closely and we will bring you the latest updates in line with Government advices as they arise. Keep checking this page for the latest updates.

“Arriva Bus is thoroughly monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.”