Thursday, 18 June 2015

Trip to Fenton 18-06-2015


DY08 FFXBentileeFentonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFentonBlurtonCharterShelton Care Group

Today Matthew was in respite and going to his day service before going home. Matthew got up at 08:00 and had some breakfast and waited for the bus to turn up. Whilst waiting for his bus, Stanton's of Stoke minibus HRZ 7193 made an appearance.

Stantons of Stoke HRZ 7193 in Bentilee
A few minutes later Matthew's transport to his day service came... It was Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.

Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Bentilee
We left the respite place and we travelled through Bentilee to Bucknall. We joined the A52 and followed around to joiners Square. We then went up Victoria Road before turnung right into manor Street. We tutned left onto to City Road and right onto Glebedale Road before reaching our destination. In the morning Matthew did communication skills. For dinner he had bacon & cheese oatcakes. After dinner it was time to go swimming. They walked onto Christchurch Street and onto Temple Street before joining onto City Road via Smithpool Road. After crossing over the road we saw D&G 112 working 'The Orange One' to Meir.

D&G 112 in Fenton
We turned right onto the private road and outside the baths we saw Copeland's Tours MIB 986 on a school swimming trip.

Copeland's Tours MIB 986 in Fenton
Matthew then went swimming. After he had finished his swmming session he came out of the pool and saw a second coach outside the baths. It was Copeland's Tours MIB 246.

Copeland's Tours MIB 246 in Fenton
We walked up the private road and onto City Road. Further up the road we saw D&G 189 on a #31 to Hanley.

D&G 189 in Fenton
Back at the day centre, Matthew got on the bus for the ride back home... It was Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We set off onto Glebedale Road and forwards onto Station Bridge Road. We carried on onto Heron Street. In Heron Cross we went straight across onto Blurton Road and over the A50. We carried on into Blurton along Blurton Road and forward onto Church Road. We turned right onto Beaconsfield Road and arrived home just before 15:00. Matthew had some toast and a drink. just after 16:00 we went to Hem Heath for tea. We drove onto the A5035 and left onto Stanley Matthews Way and into the car park. Matthew had a breakfast washed down with a drink of Coke followed by 'Mars attacks' with a scoop of ice cream. After we had finished eating we saw First Potteries 41514 running out of service and Stanton's of Stoke NEZ 9506. We drove to Trentham along the A5035 and we turned at New Inn Lane. We dropped a few things off on Pacific Drive and Constance Avenue and we saw First Potteries 42353 on a #21 service. We headed back onto New Inn Lane and we turned left onto The Lea and back onto the A5035. We turned left onto Magdalen Road and followed this road around onto Finstock Avenue. We dropped something off on Gainsboro Road before returning home. We got home around 18:00. Matthew helped to unpack his suitcase and he then chilled out on his computer until bedtime around 23:15... Mark

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