North Wales Group - Forthcoming Events

April 2018
Bus Alliance - Working together for the publicBOOK NOW
10/04/2018 18:30:00 - 10/04/2018 20:00:00

When: 10 April 2017, 18:00 for 18:30 - 20:00
Where: Merseytravel Offices, One Mann Island, Liverpool, L69 3HN 
Meeting Point: Reception

Speaker: Matt Goggins,FCILT, Head of Bus, Merseytravel
                 Rob Jones, FCILT, Managing Director, Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire 
                 Howard Farrall, Area Managing Director, Arriva Merseyside

Merseytravel, Arriva and Stagecoach have been working together on a strategy to improve the network for passengers, and encourage greater use of public transport in the Liverpool City Region.  The three speakers will outline the approach from their organisations.
Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: MWG0360

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

Visit to Great Bear's Multimodal Port Salford Site - Event is now Fully BookedBOOK NOW
17/04/2018 18:30:00 - 17/04/2018 20:00:00

When: 17 April 2018, 18:00 for 18:30 - 20:00
Where: Great Bear, Liverpool Road, Eccles, Manchester, M24 2RW
Meeting Point: Visitor Entrance Foyer

Speaker: Richard Parkins - Business Development Director

Visit one of the country's only tri-modal connected warehouses, benefiting from road; rail and inland waterway connection via the Manchester Ship Canal.

A presentation on the site's development and benefits will be followed by a tour of the warehouse operation, which is
home to some of the country's best-known consumer brands.  



 Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: CHG0349

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

May 2018
Visit to Encirc Glass - Raw Material Logistics and ProductionBOOK NOW
10/05/2018 18:30:00 - 10/05/2018 20:30:00

When: 10 May 2018, 18:00 for 18:30 - 20:30
Where: Encirc Glass, Elton, CH24LF
Meeting Point: Main Reception, Encirc Glass, Elton, CH24LF

Speaker: Brian Harrison: Encirc Logistics, Supply Chain Manager

A great opportunity to visit one of the best examples of a vertically integrated manufacturer, with end-to-end supply chain operations on site. The glass production and raw material supply chain overview will show how working closely with a supplier can improve delivery performance, service, quality and at the same time reducing cost for both parties. Encirc provide evidence for this throughout their supply chain.

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Please note this event will be vetted.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: CHG0343

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

North West Regional Golf Event in Memory of Roy HerleyBOOK NOW
18/05/2018 10:00:00 - 18/05/2018 16:00:00

When: 18 May 2018, 09:00 for 10:00 - 16:00
Where: Antrobus Golf Club, Foggs Lane, Antrobus, CW9 6JQ 
Meeting Point: Antrobus Golf Club Pro Shop

A chance to play one of the North West's most picturesque golf courses in memory of Roy Herley, formerly a member of the Cheshire Group committee. Roy was a keen golfer and this event is an appropriate way of marking his contribution to the CILT and the logistics industry.

Tea, coffee and a breakfast bap will be served in the clubhouse before an 18-hole round of golf (team Stableford format), followed by a two course meal back in the clubhouse.

Prizes will be awarded for the winning teams, longest drive and nearest the pin. Ladies, gents, senior and junior players all welcome. First tee at 10:00.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, T: 01536 740104 or E: quoting the event code: CHG0347.

Cost: Member: £33.33 + VAT Non-Member: £33.33 + VAT

June 2018
Hand Built in Crewe - The Logistics Behind Producing the World's Most Luxurious CarsBOOK NOW
07/06/2018 10:00:00 - 07/06/2018 13:00:00

When: 07 June 2018, 09:30 for 10:00 - 13:00
Where: Bentley Motors Limited, Pyms Lane, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 3PL
Meeting Point: Main Reception

Speaker: Colin Price - Logistics Contracts Manager

The morning will commence with delegates experiencing a tour of the site starting with the history of Bentley, and including visits to the VW Group Centres of Excellence for Wood, Leather and Engine Assembly as well as the main production hall.

Following a short refreshment break, the visit will finish with a presentation from Colin Price who is Bentley's Logistics Contracts Manager. Colin will provide an overview of the current logistics strategy and new developments with regards to new technologies adopted to meet the ever growing demands of this prestigious and global brand.

Colin has asked for a £5 cash donation to be given to their local charity, St Lukes Hospice
(, which he and his team will collect on the day during the registration process.

It is imperative that everyone arrives for 09:30 prompt and no earlier. It was noted that we had a few latecomers the last time this event was staged in 2016, so its imperative we don't have a repeat of this. The start time is 10:00am for the tour.

Refreshments will be provided.

Please note this event will be vetted.

Book online now, complete our booking form or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: CHG0346

Cost: Member: £25 Non-Member: £25 - Booking Form

CILT Cheshire Group invites you to 'An Evening at the Races'BOOK NOW
29/06/2018 18:00:00 - 29/06/2018 21:00:00

When: 29 June 2018, 17:45 for 18:00 - 21:00 onwards
Where: Outside the Holiday Inn Entrance, next to Chester Racecourse
Meeting Point: Outside the Holiday Inn Entrance, next to Chester Racecourse

Back again for another year!

Come and enjoy a social evening at Chester Races and witness some exciting horse racing with the Cheshire CILT committee. We plan to spectate from the Tattersalls stand, which provides access to bars, food and book-makers (should you fancy a flutter). The stand is covered, but please dress accordingly to the weather, as the book-makers and bars are not covered - smart-casual dress is recommended.

Parking is available at the racecourse, but please note this fills up quickly on race days. There is a number of other pay & display options across Chester, which can be found via Google.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: CHG0348

Cost: Member: £30 Non-Member: £30

July 2018
Summer Social: Visit to the Manchester Velodrome: A Behind the Scenes Tour with Optional Velodrome, MTB Trail or BMX Track ExperienceBOOK NOW
21/07/2018 11:00:00 - 21/07/2018 16:00:00

When: 21 July 2018, 11:00 - 16:00   
Where: The National Cycling Centre, Stuart Street, Manchester, M11 4DQ
Meeting Point: Main reception

Speaker: A Tour Guide from the National Cycling Centre

Celebrate the end of another successful programme of events with a guided tour of the Manchester Velodrome, home of British Cycling.  The Tour starts with a short presentation on HSBC UK National Cycling Centre activities. We will then move on to view the British Cycling Hall of Fame, the Reg Harris statue, and the Beryl Burton display.  This is a family event and non-members are very welcome to attend. 

Subject to availability there is an option either before or after the tour to have a lesson from a fully qualified coach on either the BMX track, MTB Trail or the Velodrome.  Please note this would be at an additional cost to the advertised charge for the tour.  Registration on the Velodrome website is required for and can be made by clicking the Online Registration link at

We also plan to have lunch at the on-site café after the tour at 1200hrs (there is additional cost for this also). 

For any booking queries please contact to let them know that you will be on a tour between 1100-1200 and confirm with whether you are booking for a track experience in addition to the tour.  For those wishing to attend for the tour only this should conclude around 1230hrs.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: GMG0384

Cost: Member: £3.50; Non-Member: £3.50


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