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250 bus passengers get chatty in Go North East campaign tackling UK’s loneliness epidemic

250 bus passengers get chatty in Go North East campaign tackling UK’s loneliness epidemic

News   •   Jan 31, 2019 13:00 GMT

Around 250 people took advantage of a new initiative to combat loneliness this week (Tuesday 29th January 2019) as Go North East’s ten-strong team of ‘chatty champions’ boarded over 30 buses travelling across the region in a bid to get people talking.

Go North East recognised for customer service excellence
Go North East launches ‘Chatty Bus Champions’ to help tackle loneliness epidemic

Go North East launches ‘Chatty Bus Champions’ to help tackle loneliness epidemic

News   •   Jan 23, 2019 12:05 GMT

Amid research highlighting three in 10 Brits go at least one day a week without speaking to anyone and in a bid to support North Easterners who maybe battling with loneliness, Go North East is introducing ‘Chatty Bus Champions’ to three of its busiest routes on Tuesday 29th January.

Spennymoor special school launches library-on-wheels with Go North East bus donation

Spennymoor special school launches library-on-wheels with Go North East bus donation

News   •   Jan 23, 2019 09:08 GMT

A Go North East bus has been transformed into an inspirational learning environment, to encourage students with special educational needs from County Durham to read for fun and improve their literacy skills.

Go North East named first partner fully validated by National Express as part of new global standards initiative
NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 21-27 January

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 21-27 January

News   •   Jan 15, 2019 11:03 GMT

Dine for just £10 or £15 per person.

Flagship Sunderland city bus link gets a makeover

Flagship Sunderland city bus link gets a makeover

News   •   Jan 15, 2019 09:00 GMT

​A flagship Sunderland bus route that links the city’s main visitor attractions is to get new buses and a new colour scheme that celebrates the city’s heritage.

Kieran’s in the driving seat thanks to Bus Buddies and Go North East
Go North East supporting passengers in Durham and Tees Valley affected by Arriva strike
Go North East launches January sale on bus tickets

Go North East launches January sale on bus tickets

News   •   Jan 02, 2019 14:57 GMT

Award-winning bus company Go North East is reducing its weekly ticket prices by up to 16% during its unique January sale event.