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Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

News   •   May 15, 2020 13:20 BST

Go North East championed its team members in a thank you video, following weeks of praising fellow key workers during the weekly ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities.

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

News   •   May 15, 2020 11:52 BST

Go North East is set to break the £10,000 barrier this weekend by wearing football shirts to mark what should have been the end of the season and raise further money, as well as spread some cheer during these challenging times.

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 11, 2020 17:21 BST

Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore red, white and blue, and fancy dress, over the bank holiday weekend to spread some cheer and commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

News   •   May 11, 2020 15:12 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is continuing to operate its services to emergency timetables to connect key workers and those making essential journeys.

Team members from Go North East’s Sunderland depot support local community

Team members from Go North East’s Sunderland depot support local community

News   •   May 07, 2020 09:34 BST

The team have raised around £2,500 to buy toiletries for the NHS and have set off on a number of new initiatives to further support the community.

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 06, 2020 08:49 BST

​This bank holiday weekend, Go North East is doing things a little differently in an effort to bring a bit of cheer and smiles to people’s faces, and make the whole weekend stand out compared to any other during lockdown.

Enjoy your video conferencing journeys with a Go North East virtual background

Enjoy your video conferencing journeys with a Go North East virtual background

Blog posts   •   May 05, 2020 18:18 BST

Bus fans, are you missing travelling on our lovely buses? Sit back, relax and enjoy your video conferencing journeys with one of our virtual bus backgrounds.

Go North East team members create COVID-19 theatrical production and raise money for University Hospital of North Durham’s children’s ward

Go North East team members create COVID-19 theatrical production and raise money for University Hospital of North Durham’s children’s ward

News   •   May 04, 2020 17:04 BST

Team members at Go North East’s depot in Consett have created a theatrical production explaining life on the buses during lockdown and have also raised money for the Treetops Children’s Ward at University Hospital of North Durham.

Go North East show their support for NHS heroes once more as buses spell out ‘NHS’

Go North East show their support for NHS heroes once more as buses spell out ‘NHS’

News   •   May 01, 2020 13:23 BST

At Go North East’s depot in Sunderland, the company positioned its buses to spell out ‘NHS’, and the on-site workforce clapped and cheered as drivers tooted their horns and flashed their lights.

Go North East pick up silver accolade at North East Tourism Awards

Go North East pick up silver accolade at North East Tourism Awards

News   •   Apr 27, 2020 15:48 BST

Go North East was recognised for its commitment to providing memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requirements.

Go North East launches initiatives where customers and communities can help support the NHS

Go North East launches initiatives where customers and communities can help support the NHS

News   •   Apr 24, 2020 15:21 BST

The company has embarked on two initiatives to help support local hospitals and the NHS.

Exact money only for cash fares on Go North East buses from Monday 27 April

Exact money only for cash fares on Go North East buses from Monday 27 April

News   •   Apr 24, 2020 14:33 BST

Anyone travelling from Monday onwards during the coronavirus crisis who needs to pay with cash will be required to use exact money.

Go North East will celebrate key workers tonight with ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities at its depots and regional hospitals

Go North East will celebrate key workers tonight with ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities at its depots and regional hospitals

News   •   Apr 23, 2020 08:00 BST

​Tonight (Thursday 23 April), the region’s largest bus company, Go North East will celebrate key workers with ‘Clap for our Carers’ 8pm activities across its depots, whilst also joining the NHS at Hexham General Hospital.

New website helps key workers and those using Go North East for essential journeys

New website helps key workers and those using Go North East for essential journeys

News   •   Apr 22, 2020 17:25 BST

​The North East’s largest bus company has brought forward the launch of its new website to help key workers and those making essential journeys during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.

Hundreds of Go North East bus drivers spread Easter weekend cheer by wearing colourful clothing in support of fellow key workers

Hundreds of Go North East bus drivers spread Easter weekend cheer by wearing colourful clothing in support of fellow key workers

News   •   Apr 14, 2020 17:04 BST

​Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore colourful clothing and fancy dress over the weekend to spread some Easter cheer in support of fellow key workers.

Why your bus driver might be wearing bright, colourful clothing this Easter weekend

Why your bus driver might be wearing bright, colourful clothing this Easter weekend

News   •   Apr 09, 2020 14:36 BST

The Go North East uniform is set to change this Easter weekend, with colourful clothes being worn to champion fellow key workers.

Go North East shines a rainbow over its colleagues and fellow key workers

Go North East shines a rainbow over its colleagues and fellow key workers

News   •   Apr 08, 2020 16:01 BST

The company is saying a huge thank you to its colleagues and fellow key workers with a series of initiatives during the coronavirus crisis.

Go North East’s unsung bus drivers and support teams praised by fellow key workers

Go North East’s unsung bus drivers and support teams praised by fellow key workers

News   •   Apr 02, 2020 17:19 BST

Praise has flooded in for drivers and support teams who are helping keep the region moving, ensuring key workers, including NHS staff and essential shop workers, can get to their workplaces to provide vital services.

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Apr 01, 2020 12:00 BST

Here's our guide to ongoing and upcoming roadworks around the region.

The region’s bus operators enable ‘any bus operator ticket validity’ during Coronavirus emergency timetables from Monday

The region’s bus operators enable ‘any bus operator ticket validity’ during Coronavirus emergency timetables from Monday

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 16:36 GMT

By Monday 30th March all the region’s main bus operators will be running to emergency timetables in the face of the current Coronavirus crisis resulting in a 80-90% reduction in the demand for bus services as people follow the Government’s stay at home advice, balanced with the need to keep services running for key workers and access to essential shopping and healthcare.