Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Trip to Bucknall / Belper 11-07-2018
















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HV18 GVRFentonBucknallCharterABC Supreme
HV18 GVRBucknallBelperCharterABC Supreme
HV18 GVRBelperFentonCharterABC Supreme


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew was also going to visit his uncle Dave later on. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast for breakfast. before Matthew went to the day centre he watched buses out of the window. whilst waiting for the time to go to the day centre, we saw Z Carz PO55 URU going towards Heron Cross.


Z Carz PO55 URU in Fenton
Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. into the day centre. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
We ran onto Glebedale Road and left onto City Road onto Manor Street and we headed onto Victoria Road. We turned left onto Victoria Road and we ran down to Joiners Square. We turned right onto the A52 and we ran up to Bucknall to go to Farmfoods. Matthew did some shopping and the we continued on our journey on ABC Supreme HV18 GVR. At Bucknall we continued onto the A5009. We ran through Abeey Hulton and Milton and we joined the Northbound A53. We continued North through Endon. We ran through Longsdon and we ran into Leek. In the town centre we continued forwards onto the A53 and we ran out of town. We ran through Blackshaw Moor and then just after the Winking Man pub we turned right and ran to Longnor. We turned right onto the A515 and we ran South for a couple of miles. We then went Eastwards along the A5012 until we got to the A6. We then ran Southwards down the A6 until we got to Belper where we saw Little's B7 on a #142 to Alfreton. Matthew had dinner had the King Street fish and chip shop. He had sausage chips and gravy. We saw Trent Barton 685 on a #6.4 to Derby. When we had finished we set off Northwards up the A6 to Whatstandwell and we turned left onto the A5012. We travelled Eastwards for around 15 miles to Newhaven and we joined the Northbound A515. We ran Westwards from Hurlow through Longnor and we joined the Southbound A53 North of the Winking Man. We travelled south through through Blackshaw Moor and into Leek we ran South through Leek and continued along the A53. We ran through Longsdon and into Endon. We continued South Through Stockton Brook. We passed under the A5272 and past the site of a new building and down to Cobridge. At the lights we turned left onto Waterloo Road. We ran down to the ring Road and then we ran around Hanley before going onto Lichfield Street. We ran down to Joiners Square and we continued onto Victoria Road. We ran up to the top and we turned sharp right onto City Road. We ran down to Smithpool Road and we turned left. We turned left onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went up to his room to use his computer and watch buses. We saw Copeland's Tours MIB 783 going towards Stoke.


Copeland's Tours MIB 783 in Fenton
Also seen was City Cabs YX61 VVO going towards Stoke.


City Cabs YX61 VVO in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 67151 on a #23 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67151 in Fenton
Also seen was D&G Bus on a #1 to park Site.


D&G 181 in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 41498 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 41498 in Fenton
After a while we saw First Potteries 63096 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 63096 in Fenton
Also seen was Copeland's Tours MIB 978 going towards Longton.


Copeland's Tours MIB 978 in Fenton
After a while we saw D&G Bus 114 on a #1 to Meir.


D&G 114 in Fenton
Also seen was a silver 03 minibus going towards Longton.


03 in Fenton
After a while we saw Afford rent-a-car HN16 CMO going towards Hanley.


Afford rent-a-car HN16 CMO in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw Stanton's of Stoke HRZ 7193 Stanton's of Stoke HRZ 7193 going towards Heron Cross,.


Stanton's of Stoke HRZ 7193 in Fenton
Also seen was First Potteries 63179 on a #11 to Newcastle


First Potteries 63179 in Fenton
When it was time to go to uncle Dave's we set off onto Temple Street and at the end we turned left onto Smithpool Road. We went across the spare ground onto Willowdale Avenue and onto Whieldon Road and into uncle Dave's. Matthew had some cheesecake and a can of orange Tango. For tea Matthew had chicken potatoes and carrots. Later on he had another slice of cheesecake and a few digestive biscuits and custard creams. Uncle Dave now has a biscuit tin. Matthew chilled out in uncle Dave's house using his computer and watching television. Uncle Dave also did his DJ set. A couple of hours later staff came to escort Matthew back home. We set off onto Whieldon Road and we turned onto Willowdale Avenue. We crossed the spare ground and we turned left onto Smithpool Road. We turned right onto Temple Street past the new building under construction, which is now getting near to completion. We continued back to the residential unit. When Matthew got back he had a party and watched the England vs Croatia match on the television. He also had party food. He ate sandwiches and drank a can of Coke. Matthew went back to the room and went on his computer. 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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