George Brash

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Wrightbus workers celebrating as news broke earlier this month that the sale of Wrightbus to Jo Bamford had been agreed in principle. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The Bamford Bus Company has confirmed it has acquired Wrightbus in Ballymena, Co Antrim. It will initially employ just 60 people while it determines t(...)

Unite union officials George Brash (R) and Colin Graham leaving the Wrightbus plant in Ballymena. File photograph: PA

Administrators of the Wrights Group in Ballymena, Co Antrim, are in exclusive talks with one potential buyer, thought to be hydrogen entrepreneur Jo B(...)

A protest after Wrightbus was placed into administration last week. Photograph: Laura Davison/Pacemaker Press

Union leaders in Northern Ireland have called on members of a Ballymena family who own a site connected with Wrightbus to “do the right thing and hand(...)

A worker watches on as security staff close the gates at the Wrightbus plant in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A potential deal that could have saved over a 1,000 jobs at the Ballymena bus firm, Wrights Group, was scuppered because of the factory’s “leasing arr(...)

Earlier this year Wrightbus secured a multimillion pound contract, from Transport for London to build 20 pioneering hydrogen double-decker buses which will produce no exhaust pollution. Photograph: Getty

Wrightbus, the Ballymena company which famously produced the new UK prime minister’s Boris Bus when he was mayor of London, has confirmed it is lookin(...)