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A celebration of the GX Project

Monday 11th November, 12:00 to 17:00 Meet North East companies that have driven forward innovations in their business with help from GX and find out about the future of the North East innovation landscape We are almost at the end of our innovation project, GX, a legacy project from...

College showcases T-Levels to education minister

The Education Minister Michelle Donelan was in the region to visit Gateshead College to see how they are preparing for the introduction of new qualifications called T Levels. Described as the biggest change in education in 70 years, T Levels are a brand new, two-year technical qualification. They bring...

Go North East invests £1.8 million in state of the art environmentally friendly buses for its Green Arrow services

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, has invested £1.8 million in 11 brand-new, state of the art, environmentally friendly buses for its popular Green Arrow services. The buses build on the operator’s existing investment, which has already seen 170 low-emission buses join the fleet in recent years,...

Go North East teams up with Newcastle United Foundation for World Mental Health Day

Go North East teamed up with Newcastle United Foundation for World Mental Health Day. The foundation joined Go North East at their Gateshead Riverside depot to promote its ‘Be A Game Changer’ and kick off the bus operator’s mental health awareness campaign. The bus company has also invested in...

North East leaders launch Industry Week 2019 at Newcastle College Rail and Civil Engineering Academy

Shadow Transport Minister and Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald joined Gateshead MP Ian Mearns and Deputy Mayor Dot Burnett this week at Newcastle College Rail and Civil Engineering Academy. The trio were there to officially open Industry Week 2019, a week of practical activities for students, delivered in partnership with...

Top award for local apprentice who has risen to Engineering Director

Colin Barnes, 44 from Sunderland, the Engineering Director at Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, was named ‘Engineer of the Year’ at the routeone Awards last week with judges noting that “he has so much ‘oomph’ it is unbelievable”. Held at Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Wednesday 2...

Dobson and Parnell achieve listing in 2020's Michelin Guide.

Dobson & Parnell Achieves Michelin Guide 2020 Listing

Staff at Newcastle Quayside restaurant, Dobson & Parnell, are celebrating being included in the Michelin Guide for another year in 2020. The guide’s recommendations are based on a team of national inspectors who scour the country looking for great restaurants who offer fresh, seasonal ingredients, innovative cooking styles and...

Work placement opportunities for your organisation – we need your help!

We know that you want to recruit people who are well qualified. But we also know you’re looking for people who have the confidence to look you in the eye, hold a conversation, shake your hand and use their initiative. At Gateshead College, we deliver education with employment edge,...

Angry birds adventure golf course prepares to tee off at Intu Metrocentre

Prepare to swing into action when a huge 36 hole indoor golf course opens at intu Metrocentre on Monday 14 October. A world first, the 18,000 sq ft site will stretch across the upper and lower mall levels at the Gateshead shopping centre and will be reached through the...

Santander internship scheme leads to perfect placement

Tourism and Events Management student Rachel Dickinson has joined BeaconHouse Events on a year-long salaried position. The 21-year-old’s successful placement with BeaconHouse Events follows an earlier internship with the Newcastle-based company, funded as part of a long-standing partnership agreement between Northumbria and Santander to support small and growing businesses....

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