VILLAGERS are being urged to continue using a rural bus service - or risk losing it.
People in Marsden, particularly elderly residents, use the Easy Rider service to travel round the village and into Huddersfield.
But for several weeks it has not been running reliably, particularly on Stubbins Road.
Community activist Dorothy Lindley spoke to Easy Rider, who said the problems had come because of driver shortages.
Easy Rider said the services would now run on time.
However, Mrs Lindley is afraid people may have deserted the Easy Rider service during the past few weeks.
She urged people to keep using the service, or low demand might lead to it being withdrawn.
She added: "When people find buses are running late, they give up using them. Then they are withdrawn, due to lack of demand.
"Easy Rider say they are now running to schedule and I want people to know that."
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