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Future Programme of Events:

Note that some of these are UEC events and others are local events organised by other societies and listed here for your interest.

Sunday 26th May 2019

Our friends at the ADBPS are planning to take their ex United Bristol LS coach to the Ribble 100 event at Morecambe. UEC members are welcome to join them. For full details and to reserve a seat, please contact ADBPS's Ian Wiggett by email.

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Our friends at the ADBPS are planning to take their ex Darlington Daimler on the Tyne Tees run. UEC members are welcome to join them. For full details and to reserve a seat, please contact ADBPS's Ian Wiggett by email.

Saturday 8th June 2019

United Enthusiasts Club Annual General Meeting. This year it is to be held at the Ashington depot of Arriva North East, commencing at 1pm. The AGM papers, including committee nomination form and proposed revisions to the club constitution, are included with this issue of the newsletter. Please remember the requirement to wear a high-viz jacket/waistcoat when on the Arriva premises.

Our friends at ADBPS are kindly providing NDL769G to transport us to Ashington. Pick ups are: Aycliffe Industrial Estate (ADBPS shed) 0950, Darlington Dolphin Centre 1010, Stockton High Street Coach Stop 1030, Durham Sutton Street 1110 and Newcastle Barras Bridge 1150.

Tuesday 25th June 2019

A pleasant summer evening trip is planned in conjunction with The 500 Group and the Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society, using a vehicle of interest. Departs Hill Street East, Stockton (behind Stagecoach depot) at 7.30pm.

Sunday 16th June 2019

North East Bus Preservation Trust - Fathers Day Rally at Howlands Park and Ride, Durham. A free bus service will operate to/from Durham city centre.

Sunday 7th July 2019

A United Enthusiasts Club outing with the Aycliffe & District Bristol LHS6L (NDL 769G) is proposed for the 21st Leyland Society gathering, at the British Commercial Vehicle Museum in Leyland, Lancashire. The venue has undergone a major refurbishment in 2018 with assistance from a Heritage Lottery Grant. It has re-opened to the public and the annual gathering returns to its spiritual home. Vehicles from all Leyland Group manufacturers (e.g. AEC, Albion, BMC, Bristol, Daimler, Guy, Scammell) are expected to attend. Expressions of interest should be made to Bruce Merrick (UEC Liaison Officer) by email or on 01642 657121. If insufficient interest is registered, the trip will not go ahead.

Sunday 7th July 2019

North East Bus Preservation Trust Whitley Bay Bus Rally will be held at The Links, opposite Bournemouth Gardens car park.

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2019

North East Bus Preservation Trust North East Festival of Transport, Seaburn Recreation Ground. Saturday is a family fun day with a smaller number of vehicles, whilst Sunday will feature more vehicles and free bus rides.

Sunday 28th July 2019

North East Bus Preservation Trust Buses Through the Ages event at Bishop Auckland Market Place. The event will feature vehicles on display, a free bus service and trade stalls.

Sunday 11th August 2019

Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society Annual bus rally at Locomotion, Shildon. The UEC anticipate having their stall there as usual.

Monday 26th August 2019

North East Bus Preservation Trust - Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display at Seaburn Recreation Ground. The event will feature vehicles on display, a free bus service, amusements and trade stalls.