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Angie McGill

Bus driver Angie calls for more young women drivers to get on board

15 Mar 2018

A Newcastle bus driver with almost 45 years on the roads is encouraging more women to jump on board on the buses with the chance for a long term career.
Brian and Gary DAAB

Old bus gets a new makeover as cancer charity's UK tour hits the road

06 Mar 2018

An old double decker bus has had a new lease of life and will be helping to raise millions of pounds for a north east cancer charity thanks to Stagecoach North East.
Teesside GNAAS

Stagecoach santas swap buses for sleigh to collect over 22000 for charity

12 Feb 2018

Bus drivers from across the north east have raised thousands for charity by spreading some Christmas cheer as they drove their buses during the run up to Christmas for their annual fundraising campaig...
Double decker

Study shows north east buses offer better value travel than commuting by car

05 Feb 2018

A new study has shown that people travelling across the north east can get better value for money by taking the bus instead of commuting by car.

Bus company promises pupils a green new year

19 Jan 2018

Pupils at two Newcastle schools are welcoming the New Year with a host of ‘green’ goodies for the youngsters to enjoy after Green Santa dropped in and presented them with a cheque for £250 for winning...
Christmas 10p

Treat the family with ten pence travel this Christmas

22 Dec 2017

Families in Hartlepool and Teesside can enjoy a cheaper day out around the region this Christmas as Stagecoach North East has brought back its popular bus travel for 10p for the under-16s.
Green Santa Grindon Hall

Bus company promises pupils a green Christmas

22 Dec 2017

Pupils at two Sunderland schools were given an early Christmas present when Green Santa dropped in and presented them with a cheque for £250 after winning a north east competition.
Festive charity launch

Bus depots get in the Christmas mood as driving Santas take to the road for charity

15 Dec 2017

Customers across the north east may find themselves being driven to their destination by a new festive addition, as Santa and his little helpers take the driving seat for Stagecoach North East’s annua...
Kieran, Harry and Shaun

Apprentice trio take first step towards a career in engineering

08 Dec 2017

Three keen young engineers have taken the first step towards a career in engineering after being selected to join a four-year apprenticeship with Stagecoach North East.
Jessica Wright and Martin Foster

Martin and Kennys passions for the environment and health earn them top awards

04 Dec 2017

Two employees from bus depots in Newcastle and South Shields are celebrating after beating off stiff competition from the UK and USA to receive an award recognising their efforts in improving the loca...