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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 3

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 3

By now Tonka had shed the shire horse supplement and dried out from the drenching.

The bump against the steel notice board had hurt him briefly but, after William and Bobby had admonished Sh… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 2

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 2

The children stopped in their tracks and retreated but Tonka was left shaking in the cobbled road. The two great and very handsome shire horses stepped over Tonka with, first front legs and then… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 8

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 8

There was much activity on the platform with people milling about pulling their private luggage cases on furniture wheels and on sack tracks with sack truck wheels. The large trollies were in us… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 7

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 7

Shaken, but not stirred, the Goolee gang brushed themselves down and examined their 4 wheeled hero. The tool box had come off but that could be easily returned to its position. Tonka’s main body… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 2

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 2

What adventures were promised?

They were now travelling smoothly and by past standards quickly round the factory roads. On the one side adjoining the canal was the stockyard, where lay piles … Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 8

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 8

Harry the gateman was very tall and beetle eye browsed that rather intimidated the children but was helpful enough to say that Bobby’s Dad would be leaving work and coming over any moment...

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 6

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 6

The two boys had fortunately not let go of the tug rope and recovered quickly. They pulled Tonka out of the canal, who emerged with 4 wheels spinning and distinctly wet. But definitely cooled of… Continue Reading »

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Stainless Steel fish tales

Stainless Steel fish tales

Some interesting facts

 

How much fish do we eat in the UK?

We eat £5.65 billion worth of seafood in the UK weighing in at 380,000 tonnes.

What is the most popular fish in the UK?

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Rugby

Rugby

Rugby football is the second biggest winter spectator sport in Britain. The top professional players are paid large sums of money to put their bodies on the line and unlike other sports, they… Continue Reading »

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Retirement

Retirement

There is much talk of what people will have in retirement by the present government. That could well be re-tyre-ment and just like a wheel, everything that goes round comes round. Wheels and … Continue Reading »

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Sports

Sports

 

Sport in general creates a great deal of wealth in the UK but absorbs it as well. It varies in the different resources it uses, but one thing is common to all sports - arenas and the pr… Continue Reading »

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Education Resumes Full Time

Education Resumes Full Time

 

As expected the snow and winter in some parts, affected the schools earlier this year, however now they are back in full swing. As we drove past in our warm cars, run on pneumatic tyred… Continue Reading »

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Wheels and Castors in the Theatre

Wheels and Castors in the Theatre

 

It is clear and understood that industry uses wheels and castors widely both in manufacturing and transport. The number of polyurethane tyred castors in both fixed and braked swivel is … Continue Reading »

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Industrial Might

Industrial Might

There is always a great need for castors for industry. They can take the form of polyurethane tyred castors with a 100mm diameter to a very large 300mm castor diameter. These will carry consi… Continue Reading »

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Farms and Schools

Farms and Schools

The world’s population stands at just about 7 billion people, who have to be moved around and fed. They are moved around wherever on wheels. There are wheels and castors for every application… Continue Reading »

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The Car Park

The Car Park

Local authorities very often have a need for wheels and castors for trolleys. They have all sorts of civil engineering work on roads and other sites that are also in need of wheels for wheelb… Continue Reading »

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Snow Has The Last Word

Snow Has The Last Word

Well we didn’t get snow for Christmas and no doubt some bookies cleaned up. But we did in mid February and in some quantity. Snow usually triggers traffic chaos. Traffic involves all sorts of… Continue Reading »

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LONG WAY FROM HOLLYWOOD

LONG WAY FROM HOLLYWOOD

BRITAIN IS A LONG WAY FROM HOLLYWOOD

Britain is a long way from Hollywood. It is also notable for its varied and beautiful countryside featuring many varieties of trees and rolling green … Continue Reading »

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Boys In Blue

Boys In Blue

If you want to become a police man you will have to get used to the fact that starting salaries will be cut by £4000 per annum, Of course this is all part of a necessary exercise by the gover… Continue Reading »

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