Monday, 17 July 2017

Trip to Meir / Newcastle 17-07-2017
















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DA54 FSKFentonMeirCharterRoseville
DA54 FSKMeirFentonCharterRoseville


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 for breakfast. Whilst waiting to go to the day service We saw D&G Bus 32 on a 'The Orange One' to Newcastle.


D&G 32 in Fenton
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 for a walk around Fenton. We set off onto Christchurch Street and we went into the Co-operative Food store and Matthew had a can of Coke. We walked back out onto Christchurch Street and onto Masterson Street. to Smithpool Road. We crossed over the railway line and we went into the park. After a walk around the lido we returned onto Smithpool Road. We turned right onto Masterson Street and We turned left onto Christchurch Street. We crossed over the square and back to the day centre. For dinner Matthew had a ham sandwich followed by a Bakewell tart. In the afternoon Matthew went to The Crescent Centre on Roseville DA54 FSK. We got on the bus and we set off onto Glebedale Road. We turned right onto City Road. e turned right onto the A50 link road and then we turned left onto the Eastbound A50. We ran through Longton and Normacot and we came of the A50 at Meir. We turned left onto the A520 a we ran North for a while. We turned right onto Woodville Road. We turned left onto Leason Road and then right onto Stansmore Road. We crossed Brookwood Drive onto Pinewood Crescent and we stopped. At The Crescent Matthew went to the toilet and then to the soft play area. After we had finished we returned to Fenton in Roseville DA54 FSK. We set off onto Pinewood Crescent and we turned left onto Brookwood Drive we turned right onto Lyme Road and we continued onto South Walk. We turned right onto Colclough Road. We turned left onto Woodville Road and then left onto the A520. We ran down to Meir and then we turned right onto the westbound A50. We ran through Normacot and Longton and we came off the A50 at Heron Cross. We turned right onto the A50 Link Road and we ran up to City Road. We headed through Fenton towards Stoke and we turned left onto Smithpool Road. We turned left onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went back up to his room and chilled out whilst he waited for us to come and pick him up. Whilst he waited we saw First Potteries 63101 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 63101 in Fenton
We also saw First Potteries 67603 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 67603 in Fenton
We came to pick Matthew up and we gave him a choice of where to go for tea. Matthew chose to go to the Polite Vicar in Basford. We set off onto Temple Street and we turned left onto City Road and we ran down the hill. We went under the railway line. We crossed over the A500 and we went around the Stoke one-way system. We ran out of Stoke onto Hartshill Road and we ran through Hartshill. We ran down George Street into Newcastle and onto the one-way system. We went the Jubilee roundabout onto the A53 and we saw Boultons YJ07 DVW going the other way. We stopped at the pub and parked up before walking through the car park where we saw green Volkswagen minibus R722 MVV.


R722 MVV in Newcastle
In the pub Matthew used the toilet and we found a table. Matthew had a burger & fries washed down with a glass of Coke. For dessert Matthew had a piece of chocolate fudge cake with ice cream. Once we had finished eating we returned to the car. We turned right onto the A53 and we ran down towards Newcastle. We went around the one-way system and we joined the A52. We ran up to Hartshill and we ran down into Stoke along Hartshill Road. We ran around the one-way system and back onto Church Street before crossing over the A500. We ran under the railway line and up City Road. We turned right onto Smithpool Road and left onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit. We went back up to Matthew's room and we wrote some of the Blog for a short while. Just before 20:00 we said goodbye to Matthew and he chilled out in his room. Matthew used his computer and watched television until later on. Later on Matthew had a bath and then had toast for supper. He then chilled out in his room until bedtime around 23:00... Mark.

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