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

Renault Trucks

25th Apr 2019

John Avery will give a CPD presentation on the Renault Trucks range and their future developments.

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Coach to the 2019 CV Show

30th Apr 2019

Coach to and from the Commercial Vehicle show.

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Site visit at Veolia Material Recovery Facility

30th May 2019

Members and guests are invited to attend the Veolia Material Recovery Facility at Walton near Liverpool. Please click for more information.

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Mobile Power Lithium Batteries with Remote Monitoring

27th Jun 2019

Presentation will be delivered by Paul Smith from Intellitec.

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Young Engineer of the Year 2019

8th Mar 2019

Organiser: Centre
Location:

The IRTE Northern Centre Young Engineer of the Year for 2019 was announced at the centres AGM held at the Barton Grange Hotel near Preston on Thursday 28 February.

IRTE Northern Centre Dinner Dance 2018

4th Feb 2019

Organiser: Centre
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The annual IRTE Northern Centre dinner dance was again held at the Barton Grange Hotel in November with members, guests and table sponsors from the repair and operating sectors of the road transport industry once again supporting the evening.

IRTE Northern centre CPD lecture

4th Feb 2019

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre began 2019 with a CPD lecture by Richard Parkin (Sales Director) and Roger Tasker (National sales Manager) from Eclipse Automotive Technology Limited.

Haldex gives technical lecture to Northern region

26th Oct 2018

Organiser: Centre
Location:

Twenty four members and eighteen guests attended the October CPD lecture presentation of the IRTE Northern Centre given by Technical Service Engineer Brian Lonsdale of HALDEX.

IRTE Northern Centre welcomes Traffic Commissioner

25th Oct 2018

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre began the new season of CPD presentations and lectures with the Traffic Commissioner for the North West Mr Simon Evans visiting the centre and addressing a large audience of members and guests.

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: irtenorthern@soe.org.uk
Telephone – day: 0845 112 0 999

Hon Secretary

C Mitchell EngTech MSOE MIRTE LCGI
Email: irtenorthern@soe.org.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.