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Go North East prepares for influx of DFDS passengers this Christmas

Go North East prepares for influx of DFDS passengers this Christmas

News   •   Dec 19, 2016 14:35 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is preparing for an influx of foreign tourists this festive season as Christmas events and a weak pound encourage more people to visit the North East.

Changes to V9, 19, X39 and 309 from 8 January

Changes to V9, 19, X39 and 309 from 8 January

News   •   Dec 19, 2016 09:36 GMT

There will be a small number of changes to services from 8 January 2017.

Last of Sunderland District Omnibus drivers retires

Last of Sunderland District Omnibus drivers retires

News   •   Dec 16, 2016 08:00 GMT

​One of the last remaining bus drivers of the old Sunderland District Omnibus (SDO) Company has retired after 43 years of getting Wearside bus passengers from A to B.

​Amazing bus drivers praised for going the extra mile

​Amazing bus drivers praised for going the extra mile

News   •   Dec 13, 2016 08:09 GMT

Three very special bus drivers have been recognised for going ‘above and beyond’ to help members of the public – including two incidents where lives were saved as a result of their actions.

Deserving families gifted with VIP panto experience

Deserving families gifted with VIP panto experience

News   •   Dec 12, 2016 13:49 GMT

Three North East charities were told “you shall go to the ball” when Go North East and Newcastle Theatre Royal gave them VIP access to see the spectacular Cinderella panto before anyone else.

​9 great gift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for man in your life!

​9 great gift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for man in your life!

News   •   Dec 06, 2016 12:30 GMT

Do you find that the men in your life are notoriously hard to buy for at Christmas? Well, to help you out, we’ve asked Ashleigh Money Saver for her best men’s gift ideas to give you some inspiration…

Stand By Me at Sage Gateshead on 29 December

Stand By Me at Sage Gateshead on 29 December

News   •   Dec 06, 2016 09:47 GMT

Information, discounted tickets and competition.

​Our 2016 star employees revealed!

​Our 2016 star employees revealed!

News   •   Dec 02, 2016 10:00 GMT

As always, there were a lot of very proud people and heart warming moments at Go North East's annual awards ceremony to celebrate their employees - and lots of laughter and fun to boot!

Hexham's new bus station is just the ticket

Hexham's new bus station is just the ticket

News   •   Nov 30, 2016 09:43 GMT

The new, state of the art, Hexham Bus Station has opened its ‘stands’.

It’s behind you! Go North East transforms bus into a carriage to celebrate Cinderella pantomime

It’s behind you! Go North East transforms bus into a carriage to celebrate Cinderella pantomime

News   •   Nov 29, 2016 14:58 GMT

Families in the North East can choose a seat in Cinderella’s carriage and enjoy a charmed journey of their own, thanks to the fairy-tale transformation of a Go North East bus to celebrate Newcastle Theatre Royal’s record-breaking pantomime.

Metro Radio Christmas Live on 16 December

Metro Radio Christmas Live on 16 December

News   •   Nov 28, 2016 10:14 GMT

Travel guide and the chance to win a pair of tickets for the bumper pop party!

The best Black Friday deals from Ashleigh Money Saver

The best Black Friday deals from Ashleigh Money Saver

News   •   Nov 25, 2016 08:00 GMT

Black Friday has arrived and we've teamed-up with Ashleigh Money Saver to bring you the best of the deals and offers so you don’t miss out.

Go North East shines at UK Bus Awards

Go North East shines at UK Bus Awards

News   •   Nov 24, 2016 16:51 GMT

The who’s who of the bus industry joined together to celebrate the respected UK Bus Awards on Wednesday (23 November), where Go North East was recognised in several categories.

Go North East drives its way to victory with prestigious award win

Go North East drives its way to victory with prestigious award win

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 12:50 GMT

A commitment to providing exemplary transport services to the region’s visitors and those with disabilities and special access needs has earned Go North East a top honour in the Inclusive Tourism category, at the North East Tourism Awards.

Career Fair Set to Celebrate Military Talent

Career Fair Set to Celebrate Military Talent

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 10:54 GMT

On Thursday 24 November, BFRS are hosting a Job & Careers Fair at the Catterick Leisure Centre, Catterick Garrison.

Bus mad Durham youngster goes behind the scenes at Go North East

Bus mad Durham youngster goes behind the scenes at Go North East

News   •   Nov 22, 2016 09:35 GMT

A five-year-old from Catchgate, County Durham who loves buses, was guest of honour at Go North East’s £8.5 million Riverside depot, and given an all-access tour of the region’s largest bus operator.

Clever thinking helps Gateshead school save funds

Clever thinking helps Gateshead school save funds

News   •   Nov 21, 2016 10:27 GMT

A Gateshead school has made more money than expected in its annual fundraising event by boxing-clever with its approach to transport.

​8 'Black Friday' Top Money Saving Tips

​8 'Black Friday' Top Money Saving Tips

News   •   Nov 18, 2016 08:15 GMT

A week today will see the return of ‘Black Friday’ and we have teamed-up with money saving expert, Ashleigh Swan, to bring you a guide to helping you make maximum savings…

Experienced car drivers sought for 15 new jobs

Experienced car drivers sought for 15 new jobs

News   •   Nov 16, 2016 14:15 GMT

In an effort to recruit more professional coach drivers, Go North East has changed its ‘essential experience criteria’ to attract more people to apply for 15 new jobs.

10 magical North East pantos

10 magical North East pantos

News   •   Nov 16, 2016 11:48 GMT

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