Friday, 18 August 2017

Trip to Trentham / Newcastle 18-08-2017
















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NX13 XDHFentonTrenthamCharterShelton Care Group
NX13 XDHTrenthamFentonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFentonJoiners SquareCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXTrenthamFentonCharterShelton Care Group
63174Magdalen Road, BlurtonNewcastle, Opp Cherry Tree PH22First Potteries


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. He was also going to Blurton later. Matthew got up and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting for time to got to the day centre Matthew spent time in his room watching buses. We saw First Potteries 67633 on a #11 to Newcastle. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. We saw First Potteries 67159 on a #23 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67159 in Fenton
We continued to the day centre and we saw Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH.


Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH in Fenton
We also saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
In the morning Matthew we to the Monkey Forest on Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH. We set off onto Glebedale Road we saw Z Carz YS09 LWV at the doctors. We ran forwards onto Station Bridge Road and around the corner onto Heron Street. We ran through Heron Cross an over the A50. We ran through Blurton on Blurton Road and we turned right onto Church Road. At the end of Church Road we turned we turned right onto the A5035. We ran over the railway line into Trentham and at the roundabout we turned left onto the Southbound A34. We ran down to the next roundabout and we turned right into the Monkey Forest and we saw Elcock Reisen coach YN55 KME. Once we had parked up we went around the Monkey Forest looking at the Barbary Macaques. After we had finished we returned to Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH for the run back to Fenton. We set off onto the A34 and we saw E-zec patient transport minibus YJ66 JFN. We ran North for one junction an we turned right onto the A5035. We crossed over the railway line into Blurton and we turned left onto Church Road. We turned left onto Blurton Road and we ran through Blurton where we saw First Potteries 63174 on a #22 to Newcastle. We ran forwards over the A50 in Heron Cross an onto Heron Street. We followed the road to the left onto Station Bridge Road and we ran forwards onto Glebedale Road and turned right onto City Road. We turned sharp left onto Victoria Road. We an down to McDonalds to pick up someone's dinner. We then returned up Victoria Road and we turned right onto City Road. We turned left onto Smithpool Road and we stopped at the chip shop. We then and went up Temple Street and back to the day centre. For dinner Matthew had sausage, chips and gravy. In the afternoon Matthew went to the pub on Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turned right onto City Road. We turned sharp left onto Victoria Road and we ran down the hill to Joiners Square. We crossed over the roundabout onto Lichfield Street and to the pub. Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. When it was time to go back to Fenton on Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We ran down Lichfield Sreet and striaght across onto Victoria Road. We ran to the top of Victoria Road and then turned sharp right onto City Road. We turned left onto Glebedale Road and back to the day centre. When it ws time to go back to the residential unit we set off on foot onto Christchurch Street. We turned left onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went up to his room to chill out and wait for me to pick him up. A short while later I turned up. Matthew transferred his pictures onto his camera and grabbed his bag and batteries. We said goodbye to his friends and then we headed home. We ran onto Christchurch Street and we ran to the end. At the end we turned right onto Station Bridge Road and we crossed over the railway line. We ran forwards Heron Street and we went through Heron Cross and over the A50. We ran into Blurton along Blurton Road and we veered right onto Church Street. We turned right onto Beaconsfield Drive and we got back to Blurton around 15:20. When we got home Matthew had toast and a drink of dandelion & burdock. Today we were catching the 16:26 to Newcastle as we were going to the pub via Grandma's House. We set off around 15:45 on foot to the bus stop all the way onto Magdalen Road. Whilst we waited we saw Cauldwell Construction minibus DV12 JVY.


Cauldwell Construction DV12 JVY in Blurton
A few minutes later the bus appeared around the corner and it was dud First Potteries 63174 on a #22 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 63174 in Blurton
We got on the bus and we booked to Trent Vale and we sat down towards the back of the bus. We set off onto the A5035 and we ran over the railway line into Trentham. We passed First Potteries 41495 on a #21A to the Trentham Hotel. We turned right into New Inn Lane and near to the top we passed First Potteries 41552 on a #21 to Trentham Gardens . We entered Hanford and we turned right into Wilson Road. We turned left into Church Lane and we passed First Potteries 67602 on a #22 to Longton and we joined the A34 and we then headed into Trent Vale and we turned right into Harpfields Road. We turned left into the hospital and we saw ABC Supreme minibus DU60 XTB & First Potteries 37158 on a #25 to Hanley. We turned right onto the A34 and a couple of stops down the road we got up and got off the bus.


First Potteries 63174 in Newcastle
Across the road we saw First Potteries 65033 on a #101 to Stafford.


First Potteries 65033 in Newcastle
As we got to the crossing we saw white minibus L12 RGE.


L12 RGE in Newcastle
We crossed over the A34 and we saw First Potteries 32639 on a #25 to Hanley.


First Potteries 32639 in Newcastle
We continued up the hill to Grandma's house. At Grandma's Matthew had a can of Irn Bru and used her computer. We said goodbye to Grandma around 18:10. We set off onto Occupation Street and we saw white minibus YK08 PVA. We turned left onto the A34. We ran down into Trent Vale. We stopped at the pub and we went inside. Matthew had a brunch with oatcakes followed by toffee sponge pudding with ice cream. Whilst we ate highlights of the passing buses included First Potteries 37157 on a #101 to Hanley, ABC Supreme KX13 DZL going Southwards & Copeland's Tours MIB 279 going Northwards towards Newcastle. When it was time to go we got in the car to go pick up uncle Dave. We ran down the A34 and we turned left onto the Northbound A500. At Sideway we turned right onto the Eastbound A50. We came of the A50 at Heron Cross. The road to Fenton was blocked for resurfacing, so we ran forwards onto the A50 link Road. We ran down City Road and we turned left onto Smithpool Road and we dropped down into Fenton to pick uncle Dave up. Once we had picked him up we returned to Heron Cross. We turned left onto Heron Street and we followed to road around onto Station Bridge Road and Glebedale Road. We turned right onto City Road and right again onto the A50 link road. We got on the A50 and w ran up to Heron Cross. We turned left onto Blurton Road and right onto Church Road. We turned right onto Beaconsfield Drive. We got home around 19:30. Matthew chilled out on his computer and we composed a few e-mails and sorted a few things out. We then chilled out on the sofa until bedtime around 00:00... Mark

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Trip to Fenton / Longton 16-08-2017
















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66852Stoke-upon-Trent, Lytton StreetLongton, Market Street11First Potteries
63097Longton, stop CFenton, adj Travers Court11First Potteries


Today Matthew was in residential and he was going to his day service. He was also going out for a trip on the bus. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange for breakfast. before Matthew went to the day centre he watched buses out of the window. Across the road we saw First Potteries 63097 on a #11 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and we turned right onto Christchurch Street and to the day centre. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX parked outside.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton


SB06 NPZ in Fenton


First Potteries 67648 in Fenton


First Potteries 67152 in Fenton


D&G 100 in Fenton


DG10 WVT in Fenton


D&G 119 in Stoke


D&G 111 in Stoke


First Potteries 32648 in Stoke


First Potteries 66852 in Stoke


Lucky Seven DK11 BVX in Longton


First Potteries 41500 in Longton Interchange


First Potteries 63097 in Fenton

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Trip to Fenton / Ripley 15-08-2017
















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PSU 969FentonRipleyCharterStanton's of Stoke
PSU 969RipleyFentonCharterStanton's of Stoke


Today Matthew was in residential and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting to go to the day service we saw First Potteries 63100 on a #11 to Newcastle. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street where we saw First Potteries 67152 on a #23 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67152 in Fenton
We continued along Christchurch Street and into the day centre. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
In the morning Matthew went to Ripley on Stanton's of Stoke PSU 969.


First Potteries 63175 in Fenton


Northwood Day Centre BX55 LLC in Fenton

Monday, 14 August 2017

Trip to Hanley Park / Sneyd Green 14-08-2017
















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VU63 LGLFentonHanley ParkCharterABC Supreme
VU63 LGLHanley ParkFentonCharterABC Supreme


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice. whilst waiting for the time to go to the day centre, we saw First Potteries 67154 on a #23 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH parked up.


Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH in Fenton
In the morning Matthew went on the computer. For dinner Matthew had a ham sandwich followed by a cupcake. in the afternoon we were going to the Hanley Park on ABC Supreme VU63 LGL We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turned left onto City Road. We ran down to the A52 and we turned right. We continued along the A52 and we veered left onto Boughey Road. At the end we turned right onto the Avenue. We stopped and Matthew and a few of his peers went into Hanley Park to use the play equipment. When they had finished they returned onto The Avenue to get on ABC Supreme VU63 LGL to return to Fenton. We travelled West and we turned left onto College Road. We ran down to Station Road and we turned left. At the end we ran onto the A52. We turned left onto City Road and we ran up the hill. We turned right into Smithpool Road and then left into Temple Street and back to the residential unit.


First Potteries 63175 in Fenton


First Potteries 63098 in Fenton


First Potteries 67153 in Fenton


Northwood Day Centre BX55 LLC in Fenton

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Trip to Newcastle / Stafford 12-08-2017
















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113Fenton, adj Travers CourtNewcastle BSThe Orange OneD&G
65035Newcastle BSStafford, Chell Road (Stand B1)101First Potteries
65035Stafford, Chell Road (Stand B1)Newcastle BS101First Potteries
112Newcastle BSFenton, Smithpool RoadThe Orange OneD&G


Today Matthew was in residential and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. before Matthew went to the day centre he watched buses out of the window. Across the road we saw First Potteries 32649 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 32649 in Fenton


Magnum SO59 HUA in Fenton


D&G 113 in Fenton


First Potteries 65035 in Newcastle bus station


D&G 112 in Newcastle bus station

Friday, 11 August 2017

Trip to Trentham Garden / Joiners Square 11-08-2017
















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DY08 FFXFentonTrentham GardenCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXTrentham GardenFenton MacDonaldsCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFenton MacDonaldsFentonCharterShelton Care Group
NX13 XDHFentonBirches HeadCharterShelton Care Group
NX13 XDHBirches HeadFentonCharterShelton Care Group


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice. Whilst waiting for the time to go to the day centre, we saw First Potteries 67641 on a #11 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Christchurch Street and to the day centre, where we saw Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH parked up.


Shelton Care Group NX13 XDH in Fenton
In the morning Matthew went Riverside in Trentham Garden on Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Caudwell Construction DU15 ZWW in Fenton


D&G 111 in Fenton


D&G 114 in Fenton


E-zec patient transport SF16 EFY in Fenton


Alton Towers Transport YX59 BZF in Fenton

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Trip to Fenton / Newcastle 09-08-2017









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DL03 HHUFentonHanleyCharterZ Carz
DL03 HHUHanleyFentonCharterZ Carz
63176Fenton, Victoria PlaceNewcastle BS11First Potteries
63176Newcastle BSFenton, Victoria Place11First Potteries
53041Fenton, Fenton ManorFenton, Adj Railway Bridge23AFirst Potteries


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. He was also going to visit uncle Dave later on. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting to go to the day service We saw First Potteries 63178 on a #11 to Newcastle. At 09:00 we set off onto Temple Street and we turned right onto Christchurch Street and to the day centre, where we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX parked up.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
In the morning Matthew went shopping in Hanley on Z Carz DL03 HHU.


First Potteries 63176 in Fenton


D&G 112 in Fenton


D&G 113 in Fenton


Meadows DX65 DMF in Fenton