Sunday, 19 May 2019

Trip to Potteries Apedale Running day 19-05-2019
















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165Fenton, adj Travers CourtStoke, railway station23D&G Bus
207Stoke, railway stationHanley, Bethesda StreetSpecialPMT
207Hanley, Bethesda StreetApedale Light RailwaySpecialPMT
55Apedale Light RailwayNewcastle, Merrial StreetSpecialBournemouth
55Newcastle, Merrial StreetApedale Light RailwaySpecialBournemouth
NTU 125Apedale Light RailwayNewcastle, Merrial StreetSpecialHollinshead
NTU 125Newcastle, Merrial StreetApedale Light RailwaySpecialHollinshead
L453Apedale Light RailwayHanley, Bethesda StreetSpecialPMT
L453Hanley, Bethesda StreetApedale Light RailwaySpecialPMT


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 silver minibus EF17 KWM. We went downstairs and we set off onto City Road and down to the stop outside the flats. We waited for a bus to Hanley. Whilst we waited we saw D&G Bus 165 on a #23 to Hanley.


D&G 165 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before we sat down towards the back of the bus. We set off down City Road and we joined the A52 to go under the railway line and over the A500. We continued onto Church Street. and into the centre of Stoke. After a brief stop we continued around the one-way system onto Elenora Steet and right onto Copeland street. We turned left onto Glebe Street and we went under the railway line before turning left onto Station Road.


First Potteries 65705 by Stoke railway station


Matadars M77 TDR by Stoke railway station


PMT 207 by Stoke railway station


PMT 207 in Hanley


First Potteries 47519 in Apedale Light Railway


Warrington 92 in Apedale Light Railway


Fowlers G601 XMD in Apedale Light Railway


Stanton's of Stoke 4051 VT in Apedale Light Railway


PMT 604 in Apedale Light Railway


PMT 755 in Apedale Light Railway


Bournemouth 55 in Apedale Light Railway


Bournemouth 55 in Newcastle


Hollinshead NTU 125 in Apedale Light Railway


Inside Hollinshead NTU 125


PMT L453 in Apedale Light Railway


J11 BOT in Apedale Light Railway

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Trip to Shelton / Congleton 18-05-2019
















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67153Fenton, adj Royal OakShelton, Wellesley Street23First Potteries
BG61 KTKSheltonCongletonCharterTravel Express


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. He was also going out on the bus later. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting to go to the day service we saw


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton


ABC Supreme SJ07 LSL in Fenton


D&G 113 in Fenton
We went downstairs We set off to towards the bus stop to catch a bus. We walked onto Temple Street and we turned left onto Christchurch Street and we waited for a bus to Hanley. A few minutes later We saw a bus approaching and as it got closer we saw it was First Potteries 67153 on a #23 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67153 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off along Christchurch Street. We turned left onto City Road. and we joined the A52 to go under the railway line and over the A500. We continued onto Church Street and into the centre of Stoke. After a brief stop we continued around the one-way system onto Elenora Steet and right onto Copeland street. We turned left onto Glebe Street and we went under the railway line before turning left onto Station Road. We went past the railway station and we turned right onto College Road. After running the hill through Shelton we got up and got off. Once off the bus we crossed over the road and we went into Hanley Park. Whilst in the park. We walked over to the pavilion which is currently being worked on and renovated. Once we had finished in the park we walked Lawrence Street and through onto College Road. We walked through Hanley Park to the opposite side and we came out on Boughey Road and to the Spar. We saw Travel Express BG61 KTK. Lichfield Street and we joined the anti-clockwise ring road. We turned right onto Waterloo Road and we ran through Cobridge. We continued through to Burslem onto Scotia Road and forwards onto the Tunstall by-pass. We ran past the police station onto the top end of Tunstall High Street. We continued through Goldenhill and down the hill to Kidsgrove. We continued under the railway line and over the A34. We followed the A50 to the right and we ran Northwards to Arclid. We turned right onto the A534 and we ran forwards into Congleton town centre. We set off out of town Northwards along the A54. We turned left onto the A34 and we ran Southwards out off Congleton. We ran through Scholar Green and into Talke. By the pub we followed the A34 to the left. When we got to the roundabout we joined the Southbound A500. We ran through Longport and Etruria and we came off the A500 at Stoke. When we came off the A500 in Stoke and we turned left onto City Road. We went under the railway line. We ran up the hill into Fenton and we turned right onto Smithpool Road. We turned left into Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Later on Matthew chilled out in his room. Matthew used his computer.

Friday, 17 May 2019

Trip to Hanley / Crewe 17-05-2019
















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42554Fenton, adj Travers CourtStoke, adj stop Q11First Potteries
67151Stoke, adj stop PHanley, adj stop J1‎23AFirst Potteries
65730Hanley BSCrewe BS3First Potteries
67636Crewe BSHanley BS3First Potteries
42552Hanley BSFenton, Smithpool Road23First Potteries


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. step-up patrols after yobs damage children's soft play area. 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 42554 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 42554 in Fenton
we went downstairs and out of the unit. 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 DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
City Road. We walked down to the bus stop outside the flats and we waited for a bus towards Stoke. A few minutes later we saw a bus approaching. As it got closer we saw it was First Potteries 42554 on a #11 to Newcastle. We got on the bus and we booked to Stoke before sitting down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off down City Road and we ran down the hill over the old railway line to Leek and onto the A52. We ran under the railway line and over the A500 and straight into Stoke town centre along Church Street where we got up and got off the bus. We walked along Church Street to the next bus stop to wait for a #23 to Hanley. A few minutes later we saw a bus approaching and as it got closer we saw it was First Potteries 67151 on a #23 to Hanley. We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before we sat down towards the back of the bus. We set off along Church Street. We followed the one-way system around onto Elenora Street and right onto Copeland Street. We turned left onto Glebe Street and we ran under the railway line before turning left onto Station Road. After stopping briefly outside the railway station we turned right onto College Road and we ran up the hill through Shelton. We saw Premier Travel minibus BX11 AZV parked in a back street near to Cauldon Road. We continued onto Cleveland Road and we turned left onto Bethesda Street. We crossed over the ring road and we continued along Bethesda Street before turning right onto John Street. We got up and got off the bus outside the snooker club. Once off the bus we walked up John Street and into the bus station. We walked down to the stand for the Crewe bus and we waited for the next one. A few minutes later the bus appeared and it was First Potteries 65730 on a #3 to Crewe. We got on the bus bus and we booked to Alsager before we sat down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off out of the bus station and onto John Street. We turned right onto Bethesda Street and we went straight across onto Marsh Street. We turned right up onto Trinity Street and then left onto Stafford Street. After picking up more passenger outside of Debenhams we followed the road around to the left and then back onto marsh Street. At the roundabout we went straight on onto Waterloo Road and we ran up the hill into Cobridge. We continued into Burslem and through the traffic lights onto Scotia Road. We went past the old Burslem PMT garage and we followed the road around to the left onto Williamson Street. At the corner we turned right onto Tunstall High Street and we continued North onto the A50. We ran through Goldenhill and down the bank into Kidsgrove. We saw First Potteries 67635 on a #3 to Hanley. We ran under the railway line into Cheshire and we crossed over the A34. We continued into Church Lawton and then into Alsager. We continued Westwards along the B5077 under the M6 and into Radway Green. We followed the road to the right up Slaughter hill and we continued straight up into Haslington. We turned left onto Crewe Road and we re-joined the B5077 towards Crewe Green. We crossed over the roundabout onto the Westbound A534 and we ran towards Crewe railway station. We pas the railway station and we continued for around 1/2 mile before turning right into Edlestone Road. We ran into town crossing over the railway line and forwards onto Chester Bridge. We followed the road around onto Delamere Street and we turned right into the bus station where we got up and got off the bus. Once off the bus we walked to the pub. We went to the pub on the corner of the street. Matthew went to the toilet and had a glass of Coke. For dinner Matthew a had a burger and fries followed by a warm chocolate fudge cake and ice cream. After we had finished we walked back through the bus station we saw Arriva NW&W 2934 on layover. We waited for the bus back to Hanley. A few minutes later the bus appeared and it was First Potteries 67636. We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before sitting down. off out of the bus station onto Delamere Street and we followed the road around onto Chester Bridge. We ran forwards onto Edleston Road and we turned left onto the A534. We ran past the railway station and we continued up towards Haslington. We turned right onto Slaughter Hill and we ran back through Radway Green and into Alsager. We continued over the A34 and into Staffordshire and we ran under the railway line into Kidsgrove. We ran up the hill into Goldenhill and we continued into Sandyford. We joined Tunstall High Street and then we ran around the town centre and joined Scotia Road near to Asda. We ran up into Burslem and we continued along the A50 into Cobridge. We ran down the hill to the edge of Hanley and we went around the ring road to Town Road and we ran into Hanley. We ran down Quadrant Road and forwards onto Stafford Street. We ran across the shared space past the town hall and onto Bagnall Street. We ran forwards into the bus station. A few minutes later the bus turned up and it was A few minutes later we saw it was First Potteries 42552 on a #23 to Newstead. we got on the bus and we booked to Fenton and sat down towards the back of the bus. We set off onto John Street and we turned left onto Bethesda Street. We crossed over the ring road and we ran down onto Regent Road and forwards onto Cleveland Road. We ran down though Shelton along College Road and we ran down to the railway station. We turned right onto Glebe Street and under the railway line an we ran around the one-way system in Stoke and stopped by Stoke Minster. We turned left onto Church Street and we crossed the A500 and we ran under the railway line. After climbing up the hill into Fenton we turned right into Smithpool Road where we got up and got off the bus. We walked back up Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew chilled out in his room and used his computer.


First Potteries 42554 in Fenton


First Potteries 67151 in Fenton
for tea Matthew had pasta and sauce followed by a Bakewell Tart. Matthew returned to his room to chill out. We saw preserved PMT 766 going towards Longton. Matthew used his computer and watched television in his room. 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.

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Trip to Hanley / Longport 16-05-2019
















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63099Fenton, Victoria PlaceHanley BS6First Potteries
65731Hanley BSTunstall, Asda superstore3First Potteries
32081Longport, Westport Lake RoadNewcastle BS98First Potteries
63179Newcastle BSFenton, Christchurch Street11First Potteries


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 63179 on a #11 to Hanley. we went downstairs and out of the unit. 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 DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turned right. We walked up City Road and we walked up to the roundabout and around the corner onto Victoria Road to wait for the bus to Hanley.


Autocabs WR12 CNO in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 63099 on a #6 to Hanley.


First Potteries 63099 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before we sat down. We set off down Victoria Road. crossed over the A52 at Joiners Square. We ran up Lichfield Street instead of going to the bus stops outside the bus station, we turned left onto the ring road. We turned right onto Bethesda Street and right onto John Street and into the bus station. We got up and got off the bus and Matthew used the toilet.


First Potteries 65731 in Hanley bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Tunstall. As the bus was empty Matthew took a picture inside First Potteries 65731 before we sat down.


Inside First Potteries 65731
Whilst we waited for departure time we saw The Travellers Choice BF68 LFG on a #333 to Bournemouth. We set off out of the bus station and onto John Street. We turned right onto Bethesda Street and we went straight across onto Marsh Street. We turned right up onto trinity Street and then left onto Stafford Street. After picking up more passenger outside of Debenhams we followed the road around to the left and then back onto marsh Street. At the roundabout we went straight on onto Waterloo Road and we ran up the hill into Cobridge. We continued into Buslem and through the traffic lights onto Scotia Road. We went past the old Burslem PMT garage and we followed the road around to the left onto Williamson Street.


First Potteries 32081 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton. As the bus was empty Matthew took a picture inside First Potteries 32081 before we sat down.


Inside First Potteries 32081
Longport and over the A500. We went up Porthill Bank and we followed the A527 through Wolstanton & May Bank and into Newcastle. We crossed the roundabout onto Barracks Road and we entered the bus station.


First Potteries 63179 in Newcastle bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton. As the bus was empty Matthew took a picture inside First Potteries 63179 before we sat down.


Inside First Potteries 63179
We set off out of the bus station onto Barracks Road and we ran up to the Jubilee roundabout. We ran onto the A53 and around the one-way system onto the A52. We ran up George Street into Hartshill and we ran down the hill into Stoke town centre. After a brief stop we continued along Church Street out of Stoke and over the A500. We ran under the railway line and we continued onto City Road. At the top of the hill we got up and got off the bus. We got off the bus by the shops and we cross over City Road. We through the passage onto Christchurch Street and down temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went upstairs to chill out. Matthew chilled out in his room watching television and using his computer.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Trip to Hanley / Biddulph 15-05-2019
















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67632Bentilee, Twigg StreetHanley, adj stop J1‎6First Potteries
37160Hanley BSLongton, Market Street6First Potteries
47519Longton, stop CHanley BS6AFirst Potteries
67641Hanley BSBiddulph BS7AFirst Potteries
36Biddulph BSKnypersley, Woodland Street93D&G
67634Knypersley, Woodland StreetBiddulph BS7AFirst Potteries
67642Biddulph BSHanley BS7AFirst Potteries
67152Hanley BSFenton, Smithpool Road23First 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 for time to got to the day centre Matthew spent time in his room watching buses. We saw


Britannia Travel S100 KKE in Fenton


First Potteries 43877 in Fenton


on loan FV66 FFB in Fenton


First Potteries 67154 in Fenton


First Potteries 63096 in Fenton
We set off on foot to the day centre. We went downstairs and we walked onto Temple Street and we turned right onto Christchurch Street and to the day centre. In the morning we went on the bus to Hanley. We set off on foot onto City Road and we crossed over. We walked around the corner onto Victoria Road and we waited at the bus stop for a bus to Hanley. A few minutes later the bus appeared and it was First Potteries 67632 on a #6 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67632 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before we sat down. We set off down Victoria Road and we crossed over the A52 at Joiners Square. We ran up Lichfield Street past the site of the new housoing development. Instead of going to the bus stops outside the bus station, we turned left onto the ring road. We turned right onto Bethesda Street and right onto John Street and we entered the bus station. We got up and got off the bus and


First Potteries 37160 in Hanley bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Longton before sitting down towards the back of the bus. Whilst we waited for departure time we saw Edwards Coaches BV66 WPR on a #528 to Haverfordwest. We set off out of the bus station onto John Street and we turned left onto Bethesda Street. We turned left onto the ring road and we turned right onto Lichfield Street and we ran down the hill to Joiners Square. We crossed the roundabout onto Victoria Road. City Road and we continued forwards onto King Street. We passed through Foley. We ran forwards into Longton and under the railway line into Longton town centre. The bus stopped on Market Street and we got up and got off the bus. As we got off. Once off the bus we crossed Market Street and walked up Transport Lane. We stopped at the chip shop and Matthew had a can of Coke and a Manchester tart. Once we had finished we walked back onto Transport Lane and crossed over The Strand and to the bus stop. We waited for a bus back towards Fenton. A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 67643 on a #6A to Hanley. We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton before we sat down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off down The Strand and we ran under the railway line onto King Street. over the roundabouts and we turned right onto Victoria Road. We continued down the hill and we crossed over the A52 at Joiners Square. We ran up Lichfield Street past the site of the new housing development. Instead of going to the bus stops outside the bus station, we turned left onto the ring road. We turned right onto Bethesda Street and right onto John Street and into the bus station. we got up and got off the bus. bus and Matthew used the toilet. We waited for a bus to Biddulph. A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 67641 on a #7A to Biddulph. We got on the bus and we booked to Biddulph before we sat down towards the back of the bus. and we set off out of the bus station and we ran down John Street. We turned right onto Bethesda Street and we crossed Broad street onto Marsh Street. We turned right onto Trinity Street and we stopped on Stafford Street to to pick up more passengers before we left town along Quadrant Road. We crossed over the ring road and we headed out of town towards Sneyd Green along Town Road. We continued to Smallthorne roundabouts and we continued forwards onto High Lane. At the end of High Lane we turned right onto the A527 and we ran down the hill through Fegg Hayes and up into Brindley Ford. We continued up towards Knyperlsey and we turned left onto Brown Lees Road. We ran through the estate and we crossed over the A527 and into the Biddulph estate. We went passed the barley Mow and we turned left onto St John's Road. At the end we re-joined the A527 and we entered the town at Wharf Road and we stopped at the bus station where we got up and got off the bus. Once off the bus we turned right onto the High Street. Once we had finished we walked down the High Street and we turned left onto Wharf Road. We decided to do the next bus which was D&G Bus 36 on a #93 Biddulph Moor circular. We got on the bus and we booked to Knypersley before we sat down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off onto the High Street and we turned left onto Wells Street. We ran around the estate and onto Woodland Street where we got up and got off the bus. We waited for the next bus to Hanley. A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 67634 on a #7A to Biddulph. We got on the bus and we booked to Biddulph before we sat down towards the back of the bus. We ran through the estate and we crossed over the A527 and into the Biddulph estate. We went passed the barley Mow and we turned left onto St John's Road. At the end we re-joined the A527 and we entered the town at Wharf Road and we stopped at the bus station where we got up and got off the bus. We waited for the next bus back to Hanley. A short while later we saw First Potteries 67642 on a #7A to Hanley. We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley before we sat down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off onto the High Street and we turned left onto St Johns Road. We ran around the estate and onto Woodland Street. We crossed over the A527 at Knypersley. We ran through Brown Lees and we rejoined the A527 by the industrial estate. We ran down through Brindley Ford and to Fegg Hayes. We ran up the hill to Chell and we turned left onto High Lane. We ran back through Smallthorne & Sneyd Green into Hanley. When we got back to the bus station we waited for a bus back to Fenton. A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 67152 on a #23 to Newstead. We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton and sat down towards the back of the bus. Whilst we waited for departure time we saw First Potteries 37159 on a #101 to Stafford. We set off onto John Street and we turned left onto Bethesda Street. We crossed over the ring road and we ran down onto Regent Road and forwards onto Cleveland Road. We ran down though Shelton along College Road and we ran down to the railway station. We turned right onto Glebe Street and under the railway line an we ran around the one-way system in Stoke and stopped by Stoke Minster. We turned left onto Church Street and we crossed the A500 and we ran under the railway line. After climbing up the hill into Fenton we turned right into Smithpool Road where we got up and got off the bus. We walked back up Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. At the day centre. to the residential unit we set off on foot onto Christchurch Street and left onto Temple Street. Matthew went upstairs to his room and use his computer whilst he waited to go to uncle Daves for tea. He also watched buses out of the window.


Intercity SF58 NTC in Fenton


D&G 119 in Fenton
Later on we went to uncle Dave's. We set off onto Temple Street and onto Christchurch Street. We walked onto City Road. We crossed over and onto Manor Street. At the end of Manor Street we turned left onto Victoria Road and we saw First Potteries 63172 on a #6A to Hanley. went down the hill to Aldi. Matthew brought his shopping and then we got a Lucky Seven taxi back to the residential unit. We set off onto Victoria Road and we ran up the hill. We turned right onto Manor Street and right onto Hallam Street. We turned right onto Elsing Road. We turned right onto City Road. We turned left onto Smithpool Road and we turned right onto Whieldon Road. and into uncle Dave's. Matthew had some cheesecake and a can of Fanta orange. 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. 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.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Trip to Newcastle / Trentham Garden 14-05-2019









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63176Fenton, adj Travers CourtNewcastle BS11First Potteries
65034Newcastle BSTrentham Gardens Poachers Cottage PH101First Potteries
65033Trentham Gardens Poachers Cottage PHNewcastle BS101First Potteries
67650Newcastle BSFenton, Christchurch Street11First Potteries


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 he was waiting to out we saw First Potteries 67650 on a #11 to Newcastle. Around 09:00 we went downstairs and out of the unit. We set off outside and we saw Temple Street Methodist Church DN03 WKK outside the residential unit. 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 DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
City Road and we saw Afford Rent-a-Car YO19 AYK outside there yard.


Afford Rent-A-Car YO19 AYK in Fenton
We carried on down the road and we waited for a First Potteries bus to Newcastle. Whilst we waited we saw First Potteries 67154.


First Potteries 67154 in Fenton
A few minutes later the bus appeared and it was First Potteries 63176 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 63176 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Newcastle before sitting down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off down City Road and we ran down the hill over the old railway line to Leek and onto the A52. We ran under the railway line and over the A500 and straight into Stoke town centre along Church Street. After a brief stop in Stoke we continued along church Street and forwards onto Hartshill Road. We ran up the hill and into Hartshill. We ran forwards onto George Street and we ran down the hill into Newcastle. We turned left at the roundabout onto Barracks Road and into the bus station where we got up and got off the bus. Once off the bus we waited for the next bus to Stafford. A few minutes later we saw D&G Bus 34 on #85 to Nantwich. it was First Potteries 65034 on a #101 to Stafford.


First Potteries 65034 in Newcastle bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Trentham Garden before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off out of the bus station onto Barracks Road. We ran Southwards onto the A34 and we ran down through Trent Vale and into Hanford. We continued down through to Trentham where we saw ABC Supreme KX64 AFF. we got up and got off the bus. Once off the bus we went to across the road the road and into Trentham Gardens. Once we had finished eating we walked back through the main gate and onto the A34 opposite the A5035. We turned left and walked along the A34 to the old Gardens entrance where the bus stop is situated. We waited for a bus back towards Hanley. A few minutes later we saw First Potteries 65033 on a #101 to Hanley.


First Potteries 65033 in Trentham Gardens
We got on the bus and we booked to Newcastle before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off Northwards through Trentham. We continued North through Hanford and Trent Vale and we past the City General hospital before going into Newcastle. We turned right onto Barracks Road and we entered the bus station from the South end. We got up and got off the bus. Once off the bus we waited for the next bus back Fenton. Whilst we waited we saw First Potteries 67159 on a #99 to Chell Heath.


First Potteries 67650 in Newcastle bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off out of the bus station onto Barracks Road and we ran up to the Jubilee roundabout. We ran onto the A53 and around the one-way system onto the A52. We ran up George Street into Hartshill and we ran down the hill into Stoke town centre. After a brief stop we continued along Church Street out of Stoke and over the A500. We ran under the railway line and we continued onto City Road. At the top of the hill we got up and got off the bus. We then crossed over City Road. Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went upstairs to chill out in his room and use his computer and watch buses out of the window.