|Birthday celebrations at Big Bus 2010|
Families from 20 walking buses marched through Canterbury city centre to set a new record for the biggest bus ever to walk down a Kent street.
Big Bus 2010 attracted a record 247 children and adults to the annual event, much to the delight of event organisers, the Kent and Medway Charity Team.
The charity celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and Big Bus 2010 is one of a number of high profile events being staged to raise the profile of its walk to school services.
Walking bus schemes from every corner of the county attended the event and received certificates to recognise the length of time their schemes had been running.
Top walk to school sponsors Denne, Ringway, Bel, Independent Music Productions and Kent County Council all supported the event by providing staff to assist on the day or staging games and activities for the children after the record breaking walk.
The event was also supported by Pizza Hut, Kent Fire and Rescue Service KRBS, Leeds Castle, Buckmore Park and Build a Bear.
At the end of the event children were challenged to take on 10 games and activities as part of the KM Charity Team's 10th birthday celebrations.
Birthday certificates were presented to celebrate anniversaries of the following schemes:
Medway: Walderslade badger bus, two years; Walderslade Squirrel bus, four years; Thames View, two years; St Andrew's, nine years.
Ashford: Smarden, two years;Challock route one, two years; Challock village hall route, new award; Great Chart, new award.
Thanet: Minster walking bus, 11 years.
Maidstone and Malling: Aylesford, three years; Leybourne, six years.
Tunbridge Wells: Benenden, three years; St Augustine's, eight years.
Canterbury district: Swalecliffe, one year, Bridge, three years; St Mary's four years; Joy Lane, five years; Blean, six years, Sturry, seven years; Wincheap, seven years.