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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 8

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 8

Despite the odious irascibility of the woman in the disabled vehicle, the two older boys at the front stopped and rushing round stopped the vehicle from tipping over into the road just in time. … Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 5

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 5

The local vicar, dressed appropriately, intoned the words of the burial commitment service, and the people gathered round made reply to each supplication.

This moving ceremony completely sil… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 4

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 4 Chapter 4

They quickly pulled themselves to their feet and, with Shane and Bobby jointly pulling Tonka, they ran towards the far side of the field with the rain hammering down on them.

They needed she… 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 4

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 3 Chapter 4

Pull as they all did they could not get Tonka moving and wondered what they could do. Alan summed up the situation and mounted a fork lift truck which stood on thick rubber tyred industrial whee… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 7

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 7

Tonka having rested now viewed the large scrap yard with wonderment and not a little envy. The recent excitement had increased his discomfort and the extra weight of the tool box was now causing… Continue Reading »

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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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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 5

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 5

The flow of bicycles stopped and for a time at least all was right with the world. It was hot and sunny, the ducks in the canal squawked their mating calls to the less gaudy females and roach an… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 4

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Volume 2 Chapter 4

The summer roads were dry and the rubber tyres of the marauding car gripped and squealed as the driver tried to pull away to avoid Tonka...

The car belched fumes and pulled heavily to the rig… Continue Reading »

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Ahoy

Ahoy

While visiting the Cornish Coast on holiday, last week, I can never stop looking out for applications where wheels and castors can be used.  This does of course annoy all other members of the fa… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 8

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 8

School might have dragged a little on the last day of term, but the teachers were well up to amusing and interesting the children in various activities. Bobby and Shane took part in races involv… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 6

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 6

The next morning rain had made the roads and pavements wet and a little slippery. Bobby had a regular paper round for which he found Tonka invaluable. He fetched the newspapers from the village … Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 5

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 5

The council site was quite large and had an enormous variety of scrap cookers, washers, garden machinery and other uncategorised items. Agreeing what they were looking for, they spread out and w… Continue Reading »

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The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 2

The Adventures of Tonka the Trolley - Chapter 2

School was approaching the end of another day, and William was mentally preparing a meeting of the Goolee gang that evening. The five members went to 3 different schools and it would entail ring… Continue Reading »

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Stair climbing problems !??

Stair climbing problems !??

Here at Atlas Handling uk ltd we stock a wide variety of castors and wheels.  The majority of them fit into the standard range of common castors.  We do however stock a variety of special use or… Continue Reading »

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Wheely good wheels

Wheely good wheels

Ok admit it, how many people are looking at their gardens and wishing the weather would improve!  Well while the weather is so bad are there any preparations we can do so when the sun comes out … Continue Reading »

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The wrong wheels

The wrong wheels

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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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Road Repairs

Road Repairs

The various local councils and authorities will be busy repairing the roads, now that the snow and frost have left their ravaging marks on our ways and byways. There will be a need for wheels… 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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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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