Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Trip to Fenton / Longton 12-04-2016


DV10 JCUBentileeFentonCharterShelton Care Group
DV10 JCUFentonBentileeCharterShelton Care Group

Today Matthew was in respite and was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast for breakfast. Whilst he waited for his bus to arrive, Matthew took pictures of the other buses that came and went... The first bus we saw was Scraggs Blue Buses Mercedes minibus 8416 VT.

Scraggs Blue Buses 8416 VT in Bentilee
We also saw Free Spirits Ford minibus MV05 YMM.

Free Spirits MV05 YMM in Bentilee
This was followed by Stanton's of Stoke minibus GN57 MFZ.

Stanton's of Stoke GN57 MFZ in Bentilee
Eventually,Matthews transport turned up. It was Shelton Care Group minibus DV10 JCU.

Shelton Care Group DV10 JCU in Bentilee
We got on the bus and the bus set off through Bentilee. We headed up to Adderley Green and we turned right onto Anchor Road. Towards the bottom of Anchor Road we turned right into a side Street and we worked our way through to King Street. We headed down through Fenton and we went forwards onto City Road. After the roundabout and traffic lights we turned left onto Glebedale road and to our destination. In the the morning Matthew spent time on the computer. For dinner Matthew had sausages and mash followed by cake. In the afternoon Matthew went swimming. We set off on foot across the car park and behind the Co-operative Food store onto City Road. We walked down past Smithpool Road and Napier Street before turning right onto the private road to the swimming baths. On the way we saw Anytime Airport PE11 RWY parked up opposite to the baths.

Anytime Airport PE11 RWY in Fenton
Matthew had a session in the swimming baths and then we set off on foot back to the day service. We walked up the private road and onto City Road. We walked past Smithpool Road and we turned right at Christchurch Street and to our destination. When it was time to go home we climbed back aboard Shelton Care Group DV10 JCU. We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turn right onto City Road. We headed up through Fenton and turned right onto Clarence Road. We crossed Ashwood and went forwards onto Longley Road. At the end we turned right onto Heathcote Street. We joined Anchor Road 1/2 way up and we traveled up Adderley Green before turning left onto the A5272. We ran down through Bentilee and to our destination. When Matthew got into respite, for tea he had chips & carrots followed by apple cake and custard. Outside we saw Meadows Vauxhall minibus FP65 LFV.

Meadows FP65 LFV in Bentilee
In the evening Matthew chilled out watching television and then went out for a ride in a car to Longton. We set off onto Dividy Road and headed up to Adderley Green. We carried on at the roundabout onto Park Hall Road and up to Weston Coyney. We turned roight onto the A520 and we ran down to Meir and over the A50. We continued South down the A520 until Rough Close where we turned sharp right onto Lightwood Road. We ran into Longton and we crossed the A50 and onto the Strand and we saw First Potteries 63178 on a #6 to Hanley. We turned into the car park and we saw Autocabs SH09 OMR. Once we had parked up we went into B&M and we brought a Coca Cola Regular 10x330ml and Milky Way Snacksize 12 Pack. Once we had finished shopping we headed back to the car. We went down the Strand and left under the railway line onto King Street. We carried on down through Fenton and we turned right onto Victoria Road. We ran down to Joiners Square and across onto Lichfield Street. At the top we joined the anti-clockwise ring road and we ran around to Bucknall New Road. We went down the hill onto the A52 and into Bucknall before we turned right onto the A5272. We ran up to Bentilee and to our destination. Matthew chilled out watching tell and spent some time in his room on his tablets before having a bath before supper. Matthew had some toast before bedtime around 23:00... Mark

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