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Catch the bus campaign works out a treat for North East bus drivers

23 Jul 2015

Bus drivers from two bus north east companies got in shape to encourage Tees Valley and South Durham commuters to leave the car at home and give the bus a try. Building on the success of the 2014 camp...

Bus visit was just the ticket for young drivers

15 Jul 2015

Over 100 pupils from primary schools in Sunderland and South Shields became bus drivers for the day as they learned all about buses from Stagecoach North East as part of ‘Catch the Bus Week’. The seve...

Bus design competition proves a winner for Newcastle pupils

14 Jul 2015

Over 200 pupils from Nursery to Year 6 from a Newcastle school took part in a competition to design their own bus livery as part of Stagecoach North East’s Catch the Bus Week campaign. The young artis...

Hartlepool bus depot wins national award for ‘green’ driving

26 Jun 2015

Staff at Stagecoach North East’s Hartlepool bus depot are celebrating after being named the best depot in the UK as part of a national eco-driving initiative. The employees at the local bus operator w...

Young pupils have a wheelie good time learning about driving buses

23 Jun 2015

Almost 200 pupils from Sea View Primary School in South Shields became bus drivers for the day as they learned all about buses past and present from Stagecoach North East as part of Careers Week. The ...

Staff get on their bikes for charity road race across Tyne & Wear

09 Jun 2015

As part of Stagecoach North East’s recent Green Week initiative, seven members of staff from the local bus operator hit the region’s roads and cycled over 40 miles around Tyne & Wear, to help raise fu...

Bus company celebrates 2,475 year service record

02 Jun 2015

Local bus operator Stagecoach North East has recognised employees that have demonstrated loyalty and dedication to the company in its annual long service awards. This year, 86 long-serving staff were ...

Marie takes the commercial road to success

01 Jun 2015

A bus driver from Sunderland is on a different road to success after taking up a new role as Commercial Assistant within the Commercial Team at one of the region’s leading bus operators. 39-year old M...
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Green gift now in bloom at Summerhill orchard

27 May 2015

A community orchard in Newcastle is now doing blooming well thanks to a green gift from Stagecoach North East. Charitable organisation, Friends of Summerhill (FoS), won an eco prize of £250 from the l...
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All aboard for Newcastle community as bus company donates double decker

11 Mar 2015

A local bus operator has given a helping hand to youth community project in Newcastle with the donation of a recently retired double decker bus. Stagecoach North East was delighted to be able to provi...