08
JUL
2013

Buses – ALL CHANGE HERE!

As many of you will have noticed there have been two separate operators running services along Featherstone Grove in the evenings and on Sundays recently.  This is due to an overlap in contracts with Arriva and the new operator of the service, Go North East.  We can now confirm...
28
MAY
2013

Dates for your diary ….

Due to the popularity of the recent Travel Roadshow and Dr Bike service we are pleased to announce that we’ll be making it a regular event!  We’ll be on site, outside Brunton First School on the following dates over the summer:  –   On each occasion we’ll be on site...
28
MAY
2013

Residents Travel Roadshow – A Big Success

Thanks to all the residents who came along to the first travel roadshow held on 11th May.  We were really pleased so many people attended and it was a great opportunity to talk about the plans for bus services, cycle routes and much more at NGP.  The Free Dr Bike service was also...
28
MAY
2013

Service 40A – Now accepting Arriva tickets!

As of Sunday 26th May all Arriva period tickets will be accepted on the 40a Service which operates in the evenings and on Sundays.  This is being delivered by the NGP Consortium in partnership with Go North East to ensure passengers can continue to benefit from the range of...
03
MAY
2013

‘Great Park Centre’ COMING SOON

Good news … work on the Great Park Centre has started and the new community facility is due to be completed by the end of the year. The centre, which is located on the site next to the Brunton Day Nursery, will include a community building catering for a range of activities...
03
MAY
2013

Residents Travel Roadshow: Saturday 11th May

On Saturday 11th May a residents travel roadshow is being held at Newcastle Great Park between 10am – 2pm, outside the Brunton First School on Roseden Way. Residents are invited to come along and find out more about the range of travel options available to the Great Park,...
22
APR
2013

Save money on bus travel with The Key

Go North East, who now operate the new and enhanced X40 service in partnership with Newcastle Great Park, offer a new and exciting way of paying for your journeys by bus. The Key is a smartcard and smartphone app that makes travelling by bus easier, cheaper and more secure. Go...
22
APR
2013

New and Enhanced X40 ‘Park and Ride’ Service for Newcastle Great Park

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new and enhanced X40 ‘Park and Ride’ Service providing a direct link between Newcastle City Centre and NGP via Regents Centre.  Operated by Go North East, a locally based operator, the service has been introduced in response to feedback...
04
JAN
2013

Free bus passes for job seekers in January

Local bus companies Arriva, Go North East and Stagecoach, as well as Nexus, are part of the Bus For Jobs initiative. To get free bus travel a passenger must have a JobCentre Plus Travel Discount Card. Those eligible for the card, which is available through JobCentre Plus, include...
21
DEC
2012

Charge your electric car for free

Don’t forget, those working at, living at, or even just visiting Newcastle Great Park can now benefit from access to two electric vehicle charging points …. FREE of charge. As part of their electric vehicle charging programme Newcastle City Council have installed two...