Bus passengers in Leicestershire are fighting plans to replace some rural services with dial-a-ride minibuses. The county council is considering scrapping several routes to save money.
Hundreds of people have signed petitions opposing the move. Many come from villages without any shops, and say their bus service is a lifeline.
Hundreds of people have signed petitions opposing plans to scrap some bus services in Leicestershire.
Hinckley and Bosworth Councillors are being asked to support the campaign to keep the number 7 bus services in local villages.
The route run by Leicestershire County Council is currently under consultation, the council say if the decision is made to lose this service, it will be replaced with a dial-a-ride service.