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North East bus company hosts groundbreaking gender diversity conference as part of moves to get more women on the buses

North East bus company hosts groundbreaking gender diversity conference as part of moves to get more women on the buses

News   •   Feb 07, 2020 11:00 GMT

​Last week Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator and part of the Go-Ahead Group plc which was founded in Gateshead, hosted a ‘Women in Bus’ conference at Newcastle’s Vermont Hotel as part of the group’s Women in Bus initiative to increase gender diversity in bus roles.

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 20-26 January

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 20-26 January

News   •   Jan 15, 2020 12:43 GMT

Diners can enjoy fantastic food in Newcastle's finest restaurants for only £10 or £15 per person.

Go North East raises funds for Gateshead Foodbank at special farewell bus event

Go North East raises funds for Gateshead Foodbank at special farewell bus event

News   •   Dec 24, 2019 11:19 GMT

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, welcomed hundreds of people to its special farewell bus event in Gateshead earlier this month.

Special event to mark hard working bus fleet bowing out after nearly 20 years

Special event to mark hard working bus fleet bowing out after nearly 20 years

News   •   Dec 09, 2019 13:04 GMT

​Local bus operator Go North East is holding a farewell event between 11am and 4pm on Sunday 15 December to mark the imminent retirement of its once large fleet of Scania L94 buses, a type that has served the North East for nearly 20 years.

Go North East partners with NE1 Can programme to showcase career opportunities to 160 students

Go North East partners with NE1 Can programme to showcase career opportunities to 160 students

News   •   Dec 05, 2019 15:49 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has welcomed 160 students from schools including Walker Riverside Academy and Percy Hedley, as part of the NE1 Can programme, to its Gateshead Riverside depot to showcase its career and apprenticeship opportunities.

8 magical North East pantos

8 magical North East pantos

News   •   Nov 25, 2019 12:34 GMT

Put your travel worries behind you.

Go North East shines a light on special 10th anniversary edition of Lumiere Durham

Go North East shines a light on special 10th anniversary edition of Lumiere Durham

News   •   Nov 19, 2019 14:15 GMT

​Go North East, the region's largest bus company, proudly supported Lumiere Durham on the 10th anniversary of the UK’s largest light festival.

£720,000 investment from Go North East in state of the art environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route

£720,000 investment from Go North East in state of the art environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route

News   •   Nov 07, 2019 13:19 GMT

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has invested £720,000 in 3 brand-new, state of the art, environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route which serves Consett, Catchgate, Annfield Plain, Stanley, Sunniside, Whickham, Dunston and Newcastle.

The Great Geordie Songbook – guide and competition

The Great Geordie Songbook – guide and competition

News   •   Oct 15, 2019 11:25 BST

We've got a pair of tickets up for grabs for The Great Geordie Songbook at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 3 November.

Saltwell Park Fireworks – Saturday 2 November

Saltwell Park Fireworks – Saturday 2 November

News   •   Oct 15, 2019 08:09 BST

We'll be running a special bus service from Gateshead Interchange as well as our regular services that stop outside the park entrance on Durham Road.

Extra evening buses for Lumiere Durham – 14-17 November

Extra evening buses for Lumiere Durham – 14-17 November

News   •   Oct 14, 2019 12:58 BST

Extra buses and money saving tickets.

Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks – 3 November

Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks – 3 November

News   •   Oct 14, 2019 09:20 BST

Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks is back on Sunday 3 November and we've got 5 pairs of tickets to give away.

10 fang-tastic things to do this Halloween

10 fang-tastic things to do this Halloween

News   •   Oct 01, 2019 12:54 BST

​It's that time of year again, and there are plenty of fang-tastic activities around the region for families to enjoy. Have a look at our spooktacular guide and see what takes your fancy!

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.

North East bus operators to showcase their accessible buses

North East bus operators to showcase their accessible buses

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 13:22 BST

North East bus operators are holding a special event this Saturday to showcase accessibility on local bus services.

Go North East pull out all the stops to mark their 39th Great North Run a success

Go North East pull out all the stops to mark their 39th Great North Run a success

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 09:20 BST

Since the UK’s biggest half marathon began way back in 1981, Go North East has provided baggage and transport services to tens of thousands of participants and supporters each year.

North East bus operators call for greater collaboration to address congestion and help improve air quality in setting out their vision for the future

North East bus operators call for greater collaboration to address congestion and help improve air quality in setting out their vision for the future

News   •   Aug 29, 2019 14:49 BST

​Bus operators from across the North East, including Go North East, Arriva, Stagecoach and a number of smaller operators, set out their vision for the future of the region’s buses earlier this week at the launch of ‘NEbus’, the re-invigorated operators association of local bus companies.

Learn about the North East’s buses and their vision for the future this Wednesday, including fun for all the family

Learn about the North East’s buses and their vision for the future this Wednesday, including fun for all the family

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 14:33 BST

​Bus operators from across the North East of England will be holding a public engagement event, including activities for people of all ages, as the launch of ‘NEbus’, the new name for the region’s bus operators’ association, takes places on Wednesday (28 August) in Times Square at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

Buses make it easy for the World Transplant Games

Buses make it easy for the World Transplant Games

News   •   Aug 15, 2019 15:16 BST

​As the World's Transplant athletes head to the North East, their journeys to their training and competition sites has been made easier thanks to a partnership with Go North East.

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 5-11 August

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 5-11 August

News   •   Aug 01, 2019 10:43 BST

Diners can enjoy fantastic food in Newcastle's finest restaurants for only £10 or £15 per person.