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|• London||242 miles (389 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE|
|Fire||Tyne and Wear|
|EU Parliament||North East England|
Slatyford is situated in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and houses the Stagecoach North East depot for local bus services throughout Newcastle. The depot was previously used by Newcastle Busways.Alongside the depot, following demolition of an existing site, a retail complex has been built, centred on a Wickes store.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea. Newcastle is the most populous city in the North East, and forms the core of the Tyneside conurbation, the eighth most populous urban area in the United Kingdom. Newcastle is a member of the UK Core Cities Group and is a member of the Eurocities network of European cities.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.
Stagecoach North East is a bus operator of providing services in North East England. It is a subsidiary of Stagecoach. The company is made up of two formerly municipal operations; Busways Travel Services and Cleveland Transit. Between May 2017 and April 2018, Stagecoach operated almost 18.5 million miles and passengers made almost 62 million journeys.
Slatyford is also known by the slang name of 'Slaty'. the park is called slatypark The Tyneside Badminton Centre, which opened in 2013 is located in the area. It currently has three high-quality courts with plans to expand with the addition of a further six badminton-specific courts.
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Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear. It came into existence in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972. It consists of the five metropolitan boroughs of South Tyneside, North Tyneside, City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and City of Sunderland. It is bounded on the east by the North Sea, and has borders with Northumberland to the north and County Durham to the south.
The Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England, and is part of the Tyneside conurbation. The borough council's main office is at Cobalt Business Park in Wallsend. The local authority is North Tyneside Council.
The Tyne and Wear Metro, referred to locally as simply the Metro, is a rapid transit and light rail system in North East England, serving Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, South Tyneside, North Tyneside and Sunderland in Tyne and Wear. It has been described as the first modern light rail system in the United Kingdom.
North Shields is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne in North East England, eight miles (13 km) north-east of Newcastle upon Tyne. Historically part of Northumberland, its name derives from Middle English schele meaning "temporary sheds or huts used by fishermen".
Wideopen, also occasionally spelled Wide Open, is a village in the administrative borough of North Tyneside, north of Gosforth and six miles (9.7 km) north of Newcastle upon Tyne city centre.
Park Lane Interchange is a busy transport interchange on the south-western fringe of the city centre of Sunderland, North East England. It offers Tyne & Wear Metro services, long distance coach services and also local bus services. It is on the site of the Park Lane Bus Station that was built in the 1930s, and a Go North East bus depot. The Metro station opened in 2002.
Chichester Metro is a station on the Yellow Line of the Tyne and Wear Metro. It is situated in the Chichester area of South Shields, North East England, referred to locally as 'Chi'. Trains head eastbound to the terminus at South Shields and westbound towards Gateshead and Newcastle, with an interchange at Pelaw for trains to South Hylton via Sunderland.
Fellgate Metro station is a station on the Green line of the Tyne and Wear Metro network, serving the Fellgate and Hedworth residential areas of Jarrow, in South Tyneside.
Arriva North East is a bus operator in North East England. It is a subsidiary of Arriva UK Bus.
Blakelaw is an electoral ward situated in the West End of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The population of the ward is 11,186, which is 4.6% of the city's population. Car ownership in the area is 50.6%: this is lower than the city average of 54.7%, increasing to 11,507 at the 2011 Census. House prices in this area average at £114,000.
Tyne Metropolitan College is a college of further education in North Tyneside, England.
Eldon Square bus station is one of two bus stations serving the city centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England, England. It is jointly owned by Newcastle City Council and Intu, and is managed by Nexus.
QuayLink is a bus service in Tyne & Wear, England, connecting Newcastle city centre and Gateshead with the Quayside area. Conceived as a high-quality environmentally friendly operation and funded by Nexus, it was launched in 2005. Following budget cuts in 2015, the service is now operated by Go North East on a commercial basis, having been extended further into the suburbs.
Newcastle City Centre, is the city centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Newcastle city centre is the historical heart of the city and the main cultural and commercial centre of North East England. Along with nearby Gateshead town centre, which lies on the opposite side of the River Tyne, the city centre forms the central core of the Tyneside conurbation.
Witherwack is a suburb in the north of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, situated between Red House to the west, Carley Hill to the east and Marley Pots to the south. The origin of the name Witherwack is unknown. The spelling of the name has changed since the Ordnance Survey maps of 1862 on which it was spelled Whitherwhack.
Stagecoach in Newcastle is a bus company and division of Stagecoach North East. Stagecoach in Newcastle is the biggest Stagecoach division in the North East and is one of the 3 major bus operators in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne alongside Arriva North East and Go North East, providing the bulk of the services within the city, whilst the other operators extend out into the surrounding Tyneside conurbation and North East region.
The Newcastle Roller Girls is a women's flat track roller derby league from Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Newcastle is a member of both the United Kingdom Roller Derby Association (UKRDA) and the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), and plays by the WFTDA ruleset.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire is a major operator of bus services in North West England. It is a subsidiary of the Stagecoach Group, and has its origins in the purchase of Cumberland in 1987 and Ribble in 1988 from the National Bus Company. The head office of Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire is in Carlisle. It was previously known as Stagecoach North West until 1 September, when Stagecoach Merseyside joined Preston and Chorley depots to form Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire.