Green Triangle Joins the Rotala Club

Lancashire operator joins bus owning group

South Lancs Travel, Optare Tempo, T100 SLT
Seen at Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton, South Lancs Travel Optare Tempo loading at Stand B on the 574 service to Middlebrook. Photograph by Danny’s Bus Photos (Creative Commons License, Some Rights Reserved)


Another chapter in the history of South Lancs Travel was written today as Green Triangle Buses changed ownership for the second time in three years. Continue reading “Green Triangle Joins the Rotala Club”

The Early Years of Nickelodeon on Sky

A look at the UK version of America’s most offbeat children’s channel

September 1993 saw the inauguration of transmissions on the Astra 1C satellite, positioned at 19.2ºE. From then on, British multichannel television came of age. BSkyB promoted its wealth of channels as the Sky Multi Channel package which not only included Sky Sports and Sky One, but also new arrivals like UK Living and Discovery. This along with UK Gold on Astra 1B, and The Children’s Channel on Astra 1A. Continue reading “The Early Years of Nickelodeon on Sky”