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Easter treat for local food bank
North East charity Feeding Families has benefitted from a donation of £5000, following a year of fundraising efforts by Nexus employees. The money was officially handed over at a cheque presentation, at a Feeding Families warehouse and distribution centre in Blaydon, Gateshead. Employees of Nexus…
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Local bus operators launch Kids go Free special offer this Easter
Bus companies in the North East are giving customers the chance to take their kids for free through special offers launched to coincide with the start of school Easter holidays. Fare-paying customers will be able to enjoy free travel for up to three children aged 11 and under across local public…
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Milestone reached in creation of North Shields' new transport hub
The creation of a modern and convenient transport hub in North Shields has taken a major step forward. Set to bring public transport together into one central place and attract more people to the town centre, North Tyneside Council’s proposed transport hub will be located on the site of the former…
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Metro customers should keep wearing face coverings when travelling
Metro customers should continue to wear face coverings when travelling on the system, unless they are exempt. While the mandatory requirement to wear face coverings ended from today, Thursday 27 January, the Government’s updated advice advises people to continue wearing masks in busy spaces,…
Artists impression of the proposed new transport hub in North Shields
Plans are submitted for new transport hub in North Shields
Ambitious plans for a new transport hub with town square in North Shields and walkway linking the town centre to the Fish Quay have been submitted. The proposals are part of North Tyneside Council’s Ambition for North Shields and the Fish Quay Masterplan, aimed at breathing new life into the town…
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New app to make public transport safer goes live across Northumbria
Safer Transport Northumbria – that’s the name of the app that transport users across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear are being urged to download as part of a regional effort to help make our transport links the safest in the country. Launched by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim…
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Extra staff promote the wearing of face coverings on Metro
The Tyne and Wear Metro will have extra teams on the network today to engage with customers about the need to wear face coverings when making a journey. Nexus employees will be out in force today, Thursday 9 December, to remind and encourage customers to wear a mask when travelling unless exempt,…
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