Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Trip to Fenton / Wrexham 22-11-2017
















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DY08 FFXFentonFentonCharterShelton Care Group
CE02 LYXFentonWrexhamCharterZ Carz
CE02 LYXWrexhamFentonCharterZ Carz


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. 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. we saw First Potteries 67643 on a #11 to Newcastle. Around 09:00 we did Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We got on the bus and sat down. We ran onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. We continued to the day centre. Matthew walked to Aldi to do his weekly shopping. The walked along Christchurch Street and across City Road and onto Manor Street. At the end of Manor Street We set off of foot onto Glebedale Road and we turned left onto City Road. After crossing over the road we turned right into Manor Street. At the end we turned left onto Victoria Road. Part way down Victoria Road we saw Copeland's Tours MIB 246.


Copeland's Tours MIB 246 in Fenton
We then went out for dinner in Wrexham in a Z Carz minibus. We saw it was Z Carz CE02 LYX. We got on the bus and sat down and we set off along Victoria Road. We ran down the hill to Joiners Square. and we went straight across onto Lichfield Street. We ran anti-clockwise Waterloo Road A53 we turned right onto the Northbound A500. We ran North for a few miles, under the M6 and South of Crewe to the edge of Nantwich. We went around the North end of Nantwich on the by-pas and we went right around the other side of town before getting onto the Westbound A534. We ran West we quite a few miles. We crossed over the A49 at Ridley and then we crossed the A41 at Broxton. On the Eastern edge of town we went North up the A5156 and we ran a couple of miles up to the A483 where we turned left onto the Southbound carriageway. We ran into the town centre and we stopped at the pub. For dinner Matthew had a chicken breast burger and fries followed by chocolate fudge cake and ice cream washed down with a glass of coke. Matthew then went to the toilet. Whilst in the pub we saw Arriva NW&W 1004 on a #1 to Chester. When it was time to go home we returned on Z Carz CE02 LYX. We set off onto the A541 and we ran around the one way system before continuing out of town along Mold Road up the A483. We went North for a short while before we turned right onto the A5156. At the end of the road we turned right onto the Eastbound A534. We ran eastwards for 20 or so miles, crossing over the A41 and A49. we went around Nantwich on the A51 by-pas and we joined the Eastbound A500. We skirted the Southern edge of Crewe and crossed under the M6 before continuing the last 8 miles or so down to Stoke. We came off the A500 onto City Road and we saw First Potteries 37160 on a #25 to Keele. We continued up City Road under the railway line up to Smithpool Road and we turned right. We turned left onto Temple Street and we went back to the residential unit. Matthew went back up to his room to use his computer and watch buses. We saw First Potteries 67650 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67650 in Fenton


Jayjay's Travel PO58 XFX in Fenton


E-Zec patient transport YJ16 GHD in Fenton
For tea Matthew had burger and bean followed by a cheesecake. After tea Matthew went out for a walk to the pub.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Trip to Stone / Stoke 21-11-2017
















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DY08 FFXFentonStoneCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXStoneFentonCharterShelton Care Group
67158Fenton, adj Travers CourtStoke, adj stop P23First Potteries
32630Church Street, StokeFenton, Smithpool Road11First Potteries


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew was also going out later to the pub for a drink. Matthew got up 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 First Potteries 32648 on a #11 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we saw it was Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX to Stone.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
We got on bus and we set off Temple Street and we turned right onto Christchurch Street. At the end we turned right onto Station Bridge Road. We followed the road around onto Heron Street and we went through to Heron Cross. We travelled through Blurton along Blurton Road and we went forwards onto Church Road. At the end we went right onto the A5035. We crossed the railway into Trentham and we ran down to the A34. At Trentham Gardens we turned left and we headed down the A34 to Stone. We ran South for around 5 miles past the town and then we turned right into the industrial estate and up to the unit. At Flip Out Matthew went to the toilet and then went on the trampolines. After a strenuous session Matthew returned to Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX for the journey back to Fenton. We left the industrial estate and we ran down to the A34 we saw ABC Supreme KX13 DZL. We went North for 5 miles and then we turned right onto the A5035. We ran over the railway line into Blurton and we turned left onto Church Road. We turned left onto Blurton Road and we ran through Blurton up to Heron Cross. We went forwards onto Heron Street and and we followed the road around onto Station Bridge Road. We went onto Glebedale Road and to the day centre. For dinner Matthew had pizza and chips followed by cake. In the afternoon Matthew walked we turned We set off onto Christchurch Street and we turned right onto Masterson Street. we turned left onto Smithpool Road we saw Stanton's of Stoke SFZ 7846 on the Grove Road shuttle service. we turned left onto Crawford Street. we turned left onto Clifton Street. We turned left onto Christchurch Street After a brief stop at the day centre, When it was time to go we set off on foot onto Christchurch Street and onto Temple Street and to the residential unit.


D&G 111 in Fenton


PE67 XEV in Fenton


Intercity SC08 KVD in Fenton


First Potteries 41496 in Fenton


Autocabs WJ12 GNY in Fenton


First Potteries 67151 in Fenton
Later on Matthew went to Stoke on the bus. We set off on foot onto City Road and we walked down to the stop by Travers Court. The bus appear and it was First Potteries 67158 on a #23 to Hanley. We got on the bus and we booked to Stoke before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off down City Road and we ran forwards onto the A52 were we saw First Potteries 63097 on #11 to Hanley. We ran under the railway line and we went over the A500. We ran into Stoke along Church Street and we got up and got off the bus. We then walked down the road to The Wheatsheaf. Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. Highlights of the bus sightings included Roseville BP08 KJN, Premier Travel NX11 CAA & First Potteries 63174 on a #25 to Hanley.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Trip to Chester / Basford 20-11-2017
















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DG10 VMJFentonChesterCharterZ Carz
DG10 VMJChesterKidsgroveCharterZ Carz
DG10 VMJKidsgroveFentonCharterZ Carz


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. 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. Across the road we saw First Potteries 67159 on a #23 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we saw it was Z Carz DG10 VMJ to Chester. We got on the bus and we set off onto Temple Street. We turned right onto Smithpool Road and then left onto City Road. We ran down the hill and forwards onto the A52 and under the railway line. We turned right onto the Northbound A500 We ran North up to the M6 and we continued North as far as junction 20. At Junction 20 we went Westwards along the M56 At junction 15 we went Southwards down the M53 and forwards onto the A56. We then ran into the North end of Chester and we went on the clockwise ring road. We joined the Eastbound A51 and we went up Tarvin Road and around the one way system before going eastwards along the A5115. we stopped for dinner at The Peacock. Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. For dinner Matthew had a burger and chips followed by chocolate fudge cake. Highlights of the bus sightings included Stagecoach Merseyside 47517. When it was time to return we got back on board Z Carz DG10 VMJ. We set of along the A5115 and forwards onto the A51. We ran Westwards to the ring road and then we went anti-clockwise around to the A56. We ran North up to the M53 and we went North one junction to the M56. We got onto the Eastbound M56 as far as the A556 and then we went down to the A50. We travelled South through Knutsford. We continued to Holmes Chapel and down into Kidsgrove. We carried on South towards Tunstall and we turned left onto the A527. In Fegg Hayes we turned right onto Oxford Street and we ran through Chell Heath past Matthew's old school. In Smallthorne we turned right onto Ford Green Road and at the roundabouts we turned left onto the A5272. We followed the road through Sneyd Green and Northwood and down to Bucknall. We turned right onto the A52 and at Joiners Square roundabout we turned left onto Victoria Road. At the top of the hill we turned right onto City Road and we ran down the hill to Smithpool Road. We turned left and left again onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit.


Jayjay's Travel PO58 XFX in Fenton


Autocabs SA57 GOJ in Fenton


Stoke-on-Trent city council LK17 DXC in Fenton


Intercity PO55 KUD in Fenton


First Potteries 67602 in Fenton


First Potteries 67651 in Fenton


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Trip to Hanley / Trentham 18-11-2017
















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67153Fenton, adj Travers CourtHanley BS23AFirst Potteries
32650Hanley BSFenton Poundstretcher6AFirst Potteries
X599 WDYFentonTrenthamCharterZ Carz
X599 WDYTrenthamFentonCharterZ Carz


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had cheese and oatcakes for breakfast washed down with orange juice. whilst waiting for the time to go to the day centre, we saw Stanton's of Stoke EGZ 2534 on the Grove Road shuttle service.


First Potteries 67151 in Fenton
When it was time to go we set off onto Temple Street and walked through onto City Road. We saw First Potteries 63177 on a #11 to Newcastle. On the way to the bus stop we saw Afford Rent-A-Car minibus MK67 UEJ outside their yard.


Afford Rent-a-car MK67 UEJ in Fenton


First Potteries 67158 in Fenton


D&G 111 in Fenton


First Potteries 67153 in Hanley bus station


First Potteries 63171 in Hanley


First Potteries 32650 in Fenton


D&G 44 in Fenton

Friday, 17 November 2017

Trip to Longton / Newcastle 17-11-2017
















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DY08 FFXFentonLongtonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXLongtonFenton PoundstretcherCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFenton PoundstretcherFenton The RangeCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFenton The RangeNewcastleCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXNewcastleFentonCharterShelton Care Group


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Pajames day if taking part please bring a £1 in. Matthew got up 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 First Potteries 67156 on a on a #23 to Hanley. 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
In the morning Matthew went We continued to Christchurch Street and we saw Stanton's of Stoke EGZ 2534 on the Grove Road shuttle service. We Walked down Masterson Street and we turned right onto Smithpool Road. After picking some chips up from the chip shop we walked back up Temple Street onto Christchurch Street and back to the day centre. For dinner Matthew had Sausage Chips and gravy followed by cake and custard. In the afternoon Matthew walked to the pub. We set off onto Christchurch Street we saw Stanton's of Stoke EGZ 2534 on the Grove Road shuttle. We went into the pub. Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. we walked back along Christchurch Street and to the day centre. When it was time to go back to the residential unit we set off onto Christchurch Street we saw Z Carz LV59 DZC up. and we turned left onto Temple Street. Matthew went to the room and we saw First Potteries 63101 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 63101 in Fenton


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Trip to Abbey Hulton / Hanley 16-11-2017
















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DY08 FFXFentonAbbey HultonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXAbbey HultonFentonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXFentonHanleyCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXHanleyFentonCharterShelton Care Group


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew was also going out trampolining. Matthew got up 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 First Potteries 67604 on a #11 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we did Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
We got on the bus and sat down. We ran onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. We continued to the day centre. In the morning Matthew had communication skills and used the computer. For dinner Matthew had cheese oatcakes followed by toffee cheesecake. In the afternoon Matthew went to his trampoline class. Transport for the trip was Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We got on the bus and we set off onto Glebedale Road and right onto City Road. onto Albert Square and we turned left into Gimson Street, We turned left onto Glebedale Road and right onto City Road. We turned sharp left onto Victoria Road Victoria Road and we ran up to the top of the hill. We turned sharp right onto City Road and left onto Glebedale Road At the roundabout we turned sharp left onto Victoria Road. and we ran down the hill to Joiner Square. At the roundabout we turned right onto the A52. We ran North to Bucknall and we went straight on at the lights onto the A5009. We ran under the old railway line to Leek and into Abbey Hulton. We turned right onto Abbots Road and we ran up to the sports centre. Outside the sports centre we saw silver minibus EU16 ENV.


EU16 ENV in Abbey Hulton
Matthew had a session on the trampoline and then he went to the toilet before having a drink of Coke. When it was time to return to Fenton we got aboard When it was time to go back we climbed back aboard Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX for the return journey. We set off onto Abbots Road and left onto Leek Road. We continued through Limekiln Bank junction and forwards to Joiners Square. Lichfield Street onto Regent Road we stopped for a short while and we continued onto College Road and down through Shelton. We turned left onto Station Road and we ran forwards onto the Westbound A52. We followed the railway line and we turned left onto City Road. We stopped outside the old Newtown pub and we crossed over the road and walked up Temple Street back to the residential unit. Matthew went up to his room to chill out and use his computer. We also watched buses out of the window. We saw First Potteries 63171 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 63171 in Fenton


Intercity PO55 KUD in Fenton


Stanton's of Stoke KY12 YGC in Fenton
For tea Matthew had sausage and mash followed by a Bakewell Tart. Regent Road Cleveland Road. We ran down though Shelton along College Road we saw First Potteries 63101 on a #21A to Hanley and we ran down to the railway station we saw First Potteries 32630 on a #25 to Hanley. We turned right onto Glebe Street and under the railway line an we ran around the one-way system in Stoke We came off the A500 onto City Road We continued up City Road under the railway line. and up the hill and we turned into Glebedale Road right onto Baker Street. We then crossed Christchurch Street. We turned left onto City Road We turned left onto Smithpool Road. We turned left onto Temple Street and into the residential unit.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Trip to Fenton / Manchester Airport 15-11-2017
















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RX60 CVOFentonManchester AirportCharterLucky Seven
RX60 CVOManchester AirportFentonCharterLucky Seven


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up 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 First Potteries 67632 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 67632 in Fenton
Around 09:00 we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
We set off onto Temple Street and we turned right onto Christchurch Street we saw First Potteries 67158 on a #23 to Newstead. and to the day centre. In the morning Matthew went to Manchester Airport it was Lucky Seven RX60 CVO. We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turned right onto City Road. We ran under the railway line and then we turned right onto the Northbound A500. We ran North up to the M6


First Potteries 63101 in Fenton


B42 DUB in Fenton