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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.

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.

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.

Easter weekend service information

Easter weekend service information

News   •   Mar 09, 2018 07:00 GMT

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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.

Top 100 apprenticeship employer accolade for Go North East

Top 100 apprenticeship employer accolade for Go North East

News   •   Feb 12, 2018 19:50 GMT

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East has been named in the prestigious Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list for its unique bus and coach engineering apprenticeship, developed in partnership with Gateshead College.

£4.5million boost for popular Angel bus service

£4.5million boost for popular Angel bus service

News   •   Jan 29, 2018 10:24 GMT

As the Angel of the North gets set to celebrate 20 years on Tyneside this February, Go North East has spent £4.5million on 19 bigger and greener double-deck buses for its namesake Newcastle to Chester-le-Street service.

North East Wedding Fair at Metro Radio Arena – 27 & 28 January

North East Wedding Fair at Metro Radio Arena – 27 & 28 January

News   •   Jan 15, 2018 08:42 GMT

Ticket discounts, competition and more.

Service changes from 28 January

Service changes from 28 January

News   •   Jan 05, 2018 11:00 GMT

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Drive to help local vulnerable adults celebrate Christmas

Drive to help local vulnerable adults celebrate Christmas

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 14:46 GMT

In partnership with the Northumbria Police Communities Engagement Team, Go North East transported a group of vulnerable adults from Gateshead to a special festive celebration this December.

Match day travel gets a magpie makeover

Match day travel gets a magpie makeover

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 13:29 GMT

There’s a whole new look to match day travel for NUFC fans heading to St James’ Park after Go North East gave its park and ride service a Toon-inspired transformation.

New year new bus services for South Tyneside

New year new bus services for South Tyneside

News   •   Nov 28, 2017 15:15 GMT

Following customer feedback and to meet travel demand and improve reliability, Go North East will be introducing a number of improvements to its routes and vehicles in South Tyneside in the New Year.

​Go North East given the green light for new Consett depot

​Go North East given the green light for new Consett depot

News   •   Nov 27, 2017 10:56 GMT

The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East is relocating its Stanley depot after nearly 100 years in the town, to a new state-of-the art facility in Consett.

Spreading festive cheer in Sunderland with free Sunday morning bus travel

Spreading festive cheer in Sunderland with free Sunday morning bus travel

News   •   Nov 23, 2017 17:23 GMT

Go North East and Stagecoach North East are giving visitors travelling into Sunderland by bus on Sunday mornings from now until Christmas, a festive gift, free transport into the city before 11am.

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.

Autistic youngsters given VIP experience at Go North East

Autistic youngsters given VIP experience at Go North East

News   •   Nov 09, 2017 11:18 GMT

A behind-the-scenes depot tour, trip through the vehicle wash and fuel bay and private bus journey were on the lesson plan for a group of autistic schoolchildren from Benwell recently.