01
APR
2014

Go North East – Easter Bus Services

If your thinking of travelling by bus over the Easter Weekend having consumed one too many Easter Eggs… then check out the information below courtesy of Go North East to see if any buses may affect your journey: Over the Easter holidays, most buses will run to a Sunday...
01
APR
2014

Keep your bike safe and secure from would be thieves…

Follow these 10 simple tips to keep you bike safe and secure…. Tip 1. Get your bike security marked and registered atBikeRegister.com. The police will be able to trace your bike if it is stolen and recovered. Tip 2. Keep a record of your bike details – fram...
17
FEB
2014

Netherwitton Way – Update

*** News Update ***  We have now been informed by Arriva that the services operating along Netherwitton Way have returned to normal following the recent fault last week on the bus bollards.
11
FEB
2014

Bus Gate Fault – Netherwitton Way

****Important Information**** The bus gate on Netherwitton Way is currently out of service due to a mechanical fault. An engineer on behalf of the Council is due to attend between Tuesday 11th February and Wednesday 12th February. Please note, Arriva will operate their service...
13
DEC
2013

Driving in Snow – Helpful Advice

Before you set out: Check tyres for adequate tread. Poor tyres will not grip when driving on snow and ice. If you live in an area where snow is common it might be worth changing to winter tyres with deeper tread Use a good quality screenwash that protects down to at least -35 to...
10
DEC
2013

Walk off those tasty Christmas Treats…

FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD……. Christmas is just around the corner a time to celebrate in the festivities and over indulge in all things naughty but nice…. So how long will it take you to walk off your favourite Christmas Treat? National charity Living Streets has the perfect tool to keep...
13
NOV
2013

Christmas Bus Times – X40/40A Go North East

  Christmas and New Year Service Update: Go North East Service X40/40A We have recently been provided  updated service information by Go North East for the Christmas period, including New Years Eve.  These have been listed below for your reference. December 2014:  –...
12
NOV
2013

Why not let Service X40 take you to the heart of the festivities.

With Christmas only 6 weeks away, the festivities are soon to be in full swing  with the annual Christmas Lights turn on in Newcastle City Centre. The main event, in partnership with  105-106 Capital FM and Newcastle City Council will take place on Grey Street on Thursday 21st...
30
OCT
2013

Winter is upon us, but don’t let that get in the way of cycling….

As winter begins to draw in and the days are shorter, it is important to be prepared for cycling at night and more importantly, to be visible. Follow these simple tips for winter commuting. Become a well lit cyclist – It is a legal requirement to have both working front and...
08
JUL
2013

Netherwitton Bus Gate Problems

We have been informed by Arriva that the bus gate on Netherwitton Way is currently broken. Newcastle City Council (who installed and manage the bus gates at NGP) have been informed and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. In the meantime buses are doubling back...