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Prestigious awards shortlisting for Go North East’s accessibility and inclusive tourism

Prestigious awards shortlisting for Go North East’s accessibility and inclusive tourism

News   •   Nov 22, 2019 07:38 GMT

​The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, has been shortlisted at the North East Tourism Awards, recognising the bus operator’s commitment to providing memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requirements.

Go North East and Gateshead College recognised for revolutionary training programme at Princess Royal Training Awards

Go North East and Gateshead College recognised for revolutionary training programme at Princess Royal Training Awards

News   •   Nov 20, 2019 09:16 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, and Gateshead College, the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, have been commended with a Princess Royal Training Award for their workplace learning at a ceremony that was held at St James’s Palace in London.

Top award for local apprentice who has risen to Engineering Director

Top award for local apprentice who has risen to Engineering Director

News   •   Oct 04, 2019 16:33 BST

Colin Barnes, 44 from Sunderland, the Engineering Director at Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, was named ‘Engineer of the Year’ at the routeone Awards earlier this week with judges noting that “he has so much ‘oomph’ it is unbelievable”.

Go North East drivers ranked amongst the UK’s best at national Bus Driver of the Year competition

Go North East drivers ranked amongst the UK’s best at national Bus Driver of the Year competition

News   •   Sep 12, 2019 08:26 BST

Bus drivers Joanne Keenan, from Washington, and Sean Wheatley, from Chester-le-Street, have been acknowledged as two of the best in the UK at this year’s national Bus Driver of the Year competition.

Royal seal of approval for Go North East and Gateshead College’s training initiative

Royal seal of approval for Go North East and Gateshead College’s training initiative

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 08:51 BST

​Go North East, the region's largest bus company, and Gateshead College, the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, have received a royal seal of approval for their unique Bus Driver Routeway training programme in this year’s Princess Royal Training Awards.

50 years of service for Go North East's Ian

50 years of service for Go North East's Ian

News   •   May 30, 2019 13:28 BST

​Achieving his 50-year milestone at Go North East, stores supervisor Ian McPherson from Dunston received a standing ovation after his achievements, and those of his long-standing peers, were celebrated at the region's biggest bus company's 69th annual Long Service Awards.

Go North East awarded for putting disadvantaged young people on the road to success

Go North East awarded for putting disadvantaged young people on the road to success

News   •   Apr 12, 2019 10:15 BST

​A group of 15 young people have been inspired into higher education and employment thanks to support from Go North East – and have presented the team with a handcrafted award.

Go North East recognised for customer service excellence
Double-award win for Go North East

Double-award win for Go North East

News   •   Nov 28, 2018 10:42 GMT

With its bulging awards cabinet almost full to the brim, Go North East is making room for two more trophies this month after securing accolades at the North East England Tourism and UK Bus Awards.

Four shortlists for Go North East at the UK Bus Awards 2018

Four shortlists for Go North East at the UK Bus Awards 2018

News   •   Oct 15, 2018 09:00 BST

The ‘Oscars’ of the UK bus industry has shortlisted the region’s largest bus operator in four award categories for its innovative marketing campaigns, industry-leading training and engineering excellence.

Further industry recognition for Go North East with double award shortlist
Five decades on the buses for Go North East’s Roy

Five decades on the buses for Go North East’s Roy

News   •   May 15, 2018 10:57 BST

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 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.

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.

A hat-trick of award wins at bus industry ‘Oscars’

A hat-trick of award wins at bus industry ‘Oscars’

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 15:22 GMT

Go North East scooped three accolades at the prestigious UK Bus Awards, with its head of commercial and retail being awarded gold in the Leadership and Inspiration category.

Wearside man celebrates 50 years behind the wheel at Go North East

Wearside man celebrates 50 years behind the wheel at Go North East

News   •   May 22, 2017 10:00 BST

Lloyd Sheriff from Sunderland received a standing ovation on Friday evening (19 May 2017) after celebrating 50 years’ service with the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East.

Prestigious industry awards shortlist for Go North East’s star women

Prestigious industry awards shortlist for Go North East’s star women

News   •   May 19, 2017 13:16 BST

Two of Go North East’s highly regarded female employees are celebrating being shortlisted for major accolades in the transport industry, with both women now gearing up for the final of the 2017 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards this summer.