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VisitEngland awards silver to Go North East in national tourism celebration

VisitEngland awards silver to Go North East in national tourism celebration

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 11:25 BST

Go North East’s commitment to making bus travel more appealing to families and tourists has been recognised at Monday’s (23rd April) VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2018, after the region’s largest bus operator claimed the silver award for Innovation in Tourism.

Go North East at the forefront of eco-friendly technology, trialling region’s first zero fuel fully electric bus

Go North East at the forefront of eco-friendly technology, trialling region’s first zero fuel fully electric bus

News   •   Apr 23, 2018 11:10 BST

As part of its bid to have the UK’s greenest bus fleet and following its continued investment in new vehicles and technology, Go North East is trialling the region’s first fully electric zero-emissions bus.

Chartered Institute of Marketing names Go North East director ‘Marketer of the Year’ at national awards

Chartered Institute of Marketing names Go North East director ‘Marketer of the Year’ at national awards

News   •   Apr 17, 2018 13:28 BST

At its annual Excellence Awards, which showcases the UK’s finest marketing talent and sector innovators, the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) named Go North East’s commercial director Stephen King, ‘Marketer of the Year’.

Go North East’s customer service team in the judging seat

Go North East’s customer service team in the judging seat

News   •   Mar 29, 2018 10:01 BST

​Team members from Go North East’s award-winning customer service team swapped their phone calls, emails and social media enquiries to take a leading role in choosing the best-of-the-best among the region’s top contact centre professionals at the annual North East Contact Centre Awards.

Recruitment and tourism award shortlists for Go North East

Recruitment and tourism award shortlists for Go North East

News   •   Mar 28, 2018 11:13 BST

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East, has been shortlisted for three prestigious awards, acknowledging its commitment to excellence within the areas of transport, tourism, training and recruitment.

Manic Street Preachers at Metro Radio Arena – 23 April

Manic Street Preachers at Metro Radio Arena – 23 April

News   •   Mar 27, 2018 12:22 BST

Our guide and your chance to win tickets!

93% passenger satisfaction for Go North East

93% passenger satisfaction for Go North East

News   •   Mar 27, 2018 09:32 BST

Go North East customers voted they are more than happy with the bus company and its services, scoring it an industry-leading 93% satisfaction level overall and 94% for its Tyne and Wear services, in the independent Autumn 2017 Bus Passenger Survey.

North East businesses unite to support local charity

North East businesses unite to support local charity

News   •   Mar 26, 2018 16:25 BST

In support of an epic charity adventure aiming to create 1million free hospital journeys for cancer patients, the region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East has joined forces with long-term partner ScreenServices NE to drive awareness and inspire local communities to contribute to the cause.

Go North East sets out gender pay statistics

Go North East sets out gender pay statistics

News   •   Mar 23, 2018 15:35 GMT

As a company committed to diversity and inclusivity, Go North East is working to improve the gender pay balance at all levels within its business.

Go North East commended for engineering excellence

Go North East commended for engineering excellence

News   •   Mar 21, 2018 12:20 GMT

Significant investment into its award-winning employee training schemes combined with an injection of over £10million into new vehicles, technology and equipment has driven engineering improvements at Go North East, to achieve the highest standard available from the National Express Operator Awards in relation to its coach fleet.

High praise from customers after North East’s severe weather

High praise from customers after North East’s severe weather

News   •   Mar 21, 2018 11:54 GMT

As the Beast from the East - and its later ‘mini’ successor, inflicted disruption upon the region’s roads during February and March, Go North East customers commended the award-winning company for pulling out the stops to keep its buses moving.

Newcastle International Film Festival - 29 March until 1 April

Newcastle International Film Festival - 29 March until 1 April

News   •   Mar 15, 2018 10:59 GMT

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10 egg-citing things to do during the Easter holidays

10 egg-citing things to do during the Easter holidays

News   •   Mar 13, 2018 11:47 GMT

Hop on board and keep the kids entertained.

Easter weekend service information

Easter weekend service information

News   •   Mar 09, 2018 07:00 GMT

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Go North East celebrates its inspiring women

Go North East celebrates its inspiring women

News   •   Mar 08, 2018 10:06 GMT

As the UK welcomes International Women’s Day today (Thursday 8 March), Go North East celebrates inspiring females within its business who are making an exceptional contribution to the delivery of service to customers.

Service changes from 18 March

Service changes from 18 March

News   •   Mar 08, 2018 09:13 GMT

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Angel 21 – events in Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

Angel 21 – events in Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

News   •   Mar 07, 2018 13:09 GMT

Pop along and join in the fun!

Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr to retire

Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr to retire

News   •   Mar 06, 2018 10:31 GMT

Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr will retire in June after more than 40 years with the region’s largest bus operator.

Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 17:32 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 March 2018), the region’s biggest bus company, Go North East is calling out to aspiring young engineers with a thirst for knowledge and the drive to develop hands-on skills to apply for seven coveted spaces on its award-winning apprenticeship scheme.

Go North East celebrates its star people

Go North East celebrates its star people

News   •   Feb 16, 2018 10:56 GMT

Apprentices, drivers, engineers, customer service professionals, managers and more from Go North East came together recently, as the region’s third largest employer celebrated excellence within its 2,100-strong team at its annual Team GNE Awards.