North West England

IRTE

Northern

On this page you can view the contact details of our regional officers, a list of our upcoming events and the latest news from the region/centre.

North West England

Legislation and Legal Updates

25th Jan 2018

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ACM followed by 'Engineering Endeavours' Presentation

22nd Feb 2018

The IRTE Northern Centre's ACM followed by a presentation. Please click below for further details.

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New Innovations

29th Mar 2018

Representatives from Schmitz Trailers will deliver this presentation. Please click below for further details.

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Coach to CV Show

24th Apr 2018

Please contact the Hon. Treasurer or Hon. Secretary for details.

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The Challenges for the Independent Importers in the PSV Market

26th Apr 2018

Mark Aspinal will deliver this presentation on legislation and technical challenges for independent importers of coaches and buses to the UK. Please click below for further details.

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Modern Vehicle Diagnostics

31st May 2018

Leading diagnostic equipment providers TEXA (UK) limited invite members and guests to their training centre and headquarters at Nelson for an insight into the world of vehicle diagnostics and fault finding. Click below for further details.

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Responsibilities of the Road Transport Engineer

28th Jun 2018

This presentation on the legal responsibilities of the road transport engineer is a must attend event for any technician, service provider, fleet engineer or operator. Please click below for further details.

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Annual IRTE Northern Centre dinner dance

22nd Nov 2017

Organiser: Centre
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The annual IRTE Northern Centre dinner dance was again held at the Barton Grange Hotel near Preston in November.

IRTE Northern Centre visit NW Ambulance Service

10th Nov 2017

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre visited the newly refurbished workshops of the North West Ambulance Service at Broughton near Preston as its CPD event for October.

CPD lecture opens season for IRTE Northern Centre

9th Oct 2017

Organiser: Centre
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The new season of regional presentations began in October at the IRTE Northern Centre.

The Forgotten Vehicle

29th Jun 2017

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre's final CPD lecture before the summer break was attended by 24 members and guests who were given an informative presentation on The Forgotten Vehicle.

Beverley Bell addresses IRTE Northern Centre

11th Jun 2017

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre held an additional CPD presentation in May at the request of then Senior Traffic Commissioner and SOE Patron Beverley Bell.

Committee members

Chairman

John Haworth EngTech MSOE MIRTE
Email: johnchaworth@aol.com
Telephone – day: 01254 581 727

Hon Treasurer

Michael Sweetmore EngTech MSOE MIRTE LCGI
Email: mick.sweetmore@nwas.nhs.uk
Telephone – day: 0845 112 0 999

Hon Secretary

C Mitchell EngTech MSOE MIRTE LCGI
Email: neil_mitchell_218@hotmail.co.uk
Telephone – day: 07715 321 682

Northern Centre

25th Feb 2016

The IRTE Northern Centre was founded in 1948 and the majority of its activities are based in the central Lancashire area. The centre has an active committee of 13 members with a wide variety of experience in road transport including vehicle technicians, fleet engineers, workshop controllers, retired truck sales managers, and a DVSA enforcement examiner.