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“News in Brief” WHATS YOUR PENSION DOING? In the UK, 23 million people are employed in the private sector with 3.2 million contributing to a workplace pension scheme. 6 million workers are in the public sector with 5.3 million saving in a workplace pension scheme. The number of people actively saving in company pension schemes in the private sector has halved since 1991. Times

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3 6 Out & About 9 Home Improvements 14 Your Garden 23 A New Year – 25 News in Brief

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Welcome to the January issue of The Wimborne and District Community – The Little Guide - May we wish you all a Happy and Peaceful New year!

With our Brand New Look and lots of different What will you Do? things on offer we want to give you more unique Give a Dog a Home 26 and interesting news and to businesses, we aim to provide that extra helping hand for 2012, so start thinking about ideas for editorial that we Food & Drink 29 can provide for you. Pan fried scallops recipe Superfoods Part 4 31 We want to hear more from you about what’s on in and around Wimborne and what you are celebrating so that our Out and About section continues, Broadstone Chamber 32 as the place to find out what’s going on! This year with the Olympics and of Trade &toCommerce Mon to Fri 9.30am 5pm the Jubilee Celebrations there will be lots happening around us but what Win £50 35 Sat 9.30am to 4.30pm matters to us most is the community and what’s happening with you – so Business to Business 36 please send in your stories. We can visit you at home - 37 Writers Corner In this issue we are looking to find good homes for dogs, our property a unique Book service! Review & Story section has grown, with Richards Estate agents joining us and we have Competition Winners many other new advertisers, so please have a look and let them know In Our Community 38 where you saw their advert. New Minster Bells Also check out our new Top Business Tips on page 36 and how to keep Wimborne & Ferndown Lions to your New Year Resolutions on page 25 Jurassic Jaunts – 39 We were delighted with the response to our short story competition West Bexington Walk and pleased to announce our winners see page 37. We will start running Photography 40 the winning stories in February. Keep it Simple Also start thinking about your photography, as we will be running a Pets Corner 41 • We supply and install a wide range of stoves, competition - details to be announced in February. Service Guide 42 Hunter, Cleanburn, Burley, Fireline, Gallery Don’t forget, we really do print and deliver 16,000 magazines a month – The Story of 42 Collection and Termatech and many more etc I guarantee it! See distribution areas below. Harley Davidson Best wishes, Chris Slocock • From woodburning, multifuel, and Useful Tel Numbers 46 electric, we can supply them all Chris Slocock Property 47

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Wimborne Horticultural Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne 2pm 01202 887006 MEMORIES, Ken Stone, Wimborne Recorded Music Society - 7.30pm, Quarterjack Suite, Allendale Community Centre. Visitors £2.50. Details 882048 Dorset Homeopathic Group, Steve Brooks – Homeopath Talking on ‘Looking after your organs’, Allendale Centre Wimborne, 7.30pm Annual General Meeting then Diane Guy talk with slides on ‘Creativity in the Garden’, Verwood Arts & Crafts Society, United Reformed Church Hall, Verwood 7.30pm 01725 517434


Parkstone Camera Club – Speaker: Brian Pettit – ‘Wildlife Photos on a Budget’ (Slides). For details see:




Indoor Bowls Club is holding a free Open Day from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. All equipment is provided so come along and have a go, a warm welcome awaits you. Open to all ages. Conveniently located near Fleetsbridge - entrance off Cabot Lane. Tel. 01202 675551 Quiz & Fish n Chip Night, Team Max charity event, St Nicholas Church Hall, Corfe Mullen, nr Wimborne, 7pm-9.30pm 071818 457636

Every Wednesday: Open Doors at the Wimborne United Reformed Church, Chapel Lane, 10-11.30am. Coffee, tea, friendship, second hand books & puzzles for sale, also Traidcraft stall selling coffee, tea, household goods and gifts. Come along for a browse, have a chat and a cuppa. Every first Wednesday: Wimborne Wine Society at the Allendale Centre Wimborne at 7.30pm. New members interested in wine should contact Phil Harknett 691428 or Every third Wednesday: New Forest Storytellers’ club night at the Elm Tree, Ringwood. Eat and drink and listen to some professional storytellers or perhaps have a go yourself. For more information visit the New Forest Storytellers On a Wednesday monthly: Moonrakers Writers’ Circle Workshop Contact Veronica 696436 for details Every Thursday: Wimborne Folk Club at the British Legion in Wimborne, at 8.30. Admission is free; collection for our hosts, Wimborne British Legion. Every Saturday eve: Live Entertainment St Leonards & St Ives Club, School La, St Ives. Details 01425 472087 Every Sunday: Dorset Cyclists’ Network 2 to 3 hours at a gentle pace with lunch stop 01202 880966 Please mention the Little Guide when responding to advertisers

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Wimborne Monday, Tuesday, Thurs 10am – 3pm Wednesday 9.30am – 11.30am Friday 10am – 1pm By phone on 01202 884738 : Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am – 3.45pm, Weds 9.30am – 11.30am 14 Jan - 26 Feb ‘Jewels from Brazil’ an exhibition of jewellery from Brazil together with work made by fashion students, Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne 10am-5pm & 11am to 4pm Sundays 01202 841400 ‘Libya Uncovered’ - Illustrated Lecture 16 by Christopher Bradley, Wimborne & Blandford Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne 2.15pm, 01725 552225 Concert by Bournemouth Electronic 17 Organ Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne, 7 for 7.30, 590383 18 Parkstone Camera Club – League

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Hardy Plant Society ‘Growing for Gold’, Speaker – Mary Payne, broadcaster and designer of many award-winning gardens. In Colehill Memorial Hall, 2.30pm. Contact Barbara Gooch on 01202 882590




Parkstone Camera Club - SAPA Battle v Ferndown. Judge: Leo Rich. For details:


A Night at the Opera with the Royal Opera, English National Opera & Glyndebourne, highlights from ‘La Traviata’, Layard Theatre, Wimborne, 7.30pm, 01202 847525

3 - 5

CoMAD presents ‘Aladdin’ at Colehill Memorial Hall - for details see ad on next page


Evening with Maureen Beale ‘Decorated Bags’, Verwood Arts & Crafts Society, United Reformed Church Hall, Verwood 7.30pm 01725 517434


Bloom Annual Meeting,

Town Hall, Wimborne, 7.30pm-9.30pm 01202 888703


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Judge: Robin Dumbreck. For details see Verwood Trad Jazz Club - Cuff Billett’s New Europa Jazz Band. 8 -11. Tickets on the door from 7.15pm. Club 31, Moorlands Road, BH31 7PD. Good meals, bar and dance floor. For more details ring Janet 01202 813955 Supermarket Dash, Team Max Charity event, Waitrose, Wimborne, 8pm, 071818 457636 Elegantly English, Mike Marsh, Wimborne Recorded Music Society - 7.30pm, Quarterjack Suite, Allendale Community Centre. Visitors £2.50. Details - 01202 882048

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Parkstone Camera Club - In-House Evening: Studio and Table Top

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11-19 Electric Forest, lighting, sound & visual art installations forming a unique forest trail, Moors Valley Country Park & Forest, Ashley Heath 6.30pm-9pm 03000 680400 booking essential 12 Pine Clearance & Bonfire, help the rangers clear pine saplings and burn the waste followed by hot drinks & biscuits by the fire, families welcome, Avon Heath Country Park, Ashley Heath 10.00am3pm, booking essential, 01425 478082 13 ‘Wild West Wales’ by Dennis Bright, Wimborne Horticultural Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne, 2pm 01202 887006 13 Some Great Instrumentalists Remembered, Brian Stevenson (Secretary, New Milton Recorded Music Society), Wimborne Recorded Music Society - 7.30pm, Quarterjack Suite, Allendale Community Centre. Visitors £2.50. Details 882048 14 Dorset Homeopathic Group – Open Forum – Bring your problems, solutions and ideas. Allendale Centre Wimborne, 7.30pm 15 Snowdrops & Spring Flowers, spring half term craft activities, The Study Centre, Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, 11am-3.30pm 01202 883402 (line 8) for bookings 15 Parkstone Camera Club - League

Competition: Projected Digital Images, and Parkstone v Sydney, Australia.


Judge: Norman Wiles. For details see Verwood Trad Jazz – Chris Walker

Quintet With Jack Horwood On Vibes,


8-11PM. Tickets on the door from 7.15pm. Club 31, Moorlands Road BH31 7PD.. Good meals, bar and dance floor. More details ring Janet 01202 813955 ‘The Edwardian Van Dyck’ - Illustrated Lecture by Nicholas Bagshaw, Wimborne & Blandford Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne 2.15pm 01725 552225


Wimborne Minster Pancake Race,


Concert by Bournemouth Electronic Organ Society, Allendale Community

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Eve 7.30

February Sat 4 th

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February Sun 5 th

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Saturday 14th January 7.30pm The Bootleg Shadows, £15.50 ~~~ Friday 20th January 7.30pm THE SEARCHERS £18 ~~~ Saturday 21st January 8.00pm THE MODS vs The Rockers, £14 ~~~ Friday 27th January 8.00pm The ZZ TOPS, £12.50 ~~~ Saturday 28th January 7.30pm NICK ROSS ORCHESTRA, £16.50 1/10 free ~~~ Tuesday 31st January 7.30pm CHRIS PACKHAM- Goes Totally Wild, £15 ~~~ Saturday 4th February 7.30pm The WORLD’S GREATEST MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE, £16.50

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we’re not going to be stuck in the same old rut again this year.

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We try to do really tough habits right away, which means it’s difficult and we become overwhelmed or inmidated by the difficulty and quit.

Life gets in the way. Things come up unexpectedly that get in the way of us scking with a habit.

We only have a certain amount of enthusiasm and motivation, and it runs out because we try to do too much, too soon. We spend all that energy in the beginning and then run out of steam.

We try to be “disciplined” and do very unpleasant habits, but our nature won’t allow that to last for long. If we really don’t want to do something, we won’t be able to force ourselves to do it for long.

Resoluons are oen vague — I’m going to exercise! — but don’t contain a concrete acon plan and don’t use proven habit techniques. That’s a recipe for disaster

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Implement the habit changes so if something comes so if something comes gradually, so you up, it’s but a small up, it’s but a small don’t run out of bump in the road. bump in the road. steam. Visit If you sck with the method, you’ll do much beer than you’ve done in the past with New Year’s Resoluons. You’ll focus on creang longlasng habits rather than trying to reach a shortterm goal that fails. You’ll maintain your enthusiasm for longer and not become overwhelmed by the difficulty of change. You’ll have habits that will change your life, and that’s no small feat.


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 serves 1 3 x diver caught sea scallops (in shell) 250g wild Mushrooms 1 x Jerusalem archokes 1 x banana shallot chopped finely 1 x clove garlic chopped finely 50ml white wine ¼ buer nut squash   In a pre heated frying pan, add a drop of olive oil and a knob of buer, once hot, add the archokes that have been diced into thumb nail size pieces. When it has colour add the diced shallots and garlic, cook for a further minute, Season, add the mushrooms, cook for a further minute, then add the white wine, reduce by half, then add the cream and also reduce by half. Add the parsley and chervil.

150ml milk 100ml double cream Sprig thyme 1 x bayleaf Pinch of chopped flat parsley and chervil Mixed cress leaves ½ a lemon 1 x piece of puff pastry cooked (2 ½ “ X 5”)

drain and blend in a food processor unl a smooth puree is achieved.  In a pre heated pan, add some olive oil, when smoking add the seasoned scallops smooth side down, cook for 1 ½ min then turn and cook for a further minute, squeeze over a lile lemon juice.  Place the puff pastry in the centre of the plate, spoon over the mushroom mix and place the  Place the peeled and diced buernut squash scallops on top. Spoon over the sauce and into a pan and cover with the milk, season and finish with a few cress leaves and a tear drop add the thyme and bayleaf, cook unl tender, of buernut squash puree.

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M A L AY S I A N R E S TAU R A N T & COFFEE LOUNGE 11 Leigh Road, Wimborne BH21 1AB Reservations : 01202 84 81 84

A Taste of Indonesia Experience the subtle and traditional Indonesian taste, come and experience how you can create a taste of Indonesia with Yayu in 2012

Wimborne Food Festival A celebration of regional food and drink

Develop your cookery skills and have fun with Yayu in her friendly and enjoyable cookery classes To find out more (there are limited places) please phone 01202 882277 and ask for Yayu or call in at The Minster Press shop, 14/15 Mill Lane, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1LN.


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A ro un d B r o a d s tone Picture: Broadstone Residents Association, Winter 2000 cover

I think we can all agree that it’ll be another cold Winter, but will we have as much snow as last year? We may have to find a better way of getting around, who knows? A skier in Broadstone? Just maybe!


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We will be holding an open afternoon to welcome a new director to the nursery team. She will be bringing 12 years of experience as a primary school head teacher to enhance quality and teaching within the nursery For viewings please ring for an appointment or come along to our open afternoon to view our new area and meet the staff Bright Sparks offer wrap around care from 8am to 6pm THROUGHOUT THE YEAR for children up to 12 years old. Experienced and mature staff encourage happy independent children in a fun, secure learning environment.

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that’s what really counts                         Actually it’s just the lile things. Perhaps it’s worth making the point that these lile things are worth far more than the constant discounts and moneyoff offers that we are being bombarded with. I heard a story a while back about a guy who had worked in Las Vegas as a porter for years. He was a master at remembering faces. Importantly he knew if someone had stayed before. So if a guest arrived and indeed they had stayed before he would put the luggage trolley in the hall on the

le, meaning they were a previous guest. The receponist would then greet the guest with a simple “hello Mr Clark, welcome back”. If they had not stayed before then the trolley was le on the right and the welcome here was equally effecve — “Good morning Mr Clark, welcome to our resort and thank you for choosing us, can I show you around?” or words to that effect. Nice, very nice.  Visit www.marke

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fail to supply against customer demand”. The survey of 200 customers and customer service professionals found that more than half of respondents felt businesses should be fined for consistently providing poor service. The report’s authors noted that economic stress was contribung to customer dissasfacon, but was not the main cause. Instead, they said, people are “simply demanding beer quality” and widespread use of social media was making comparison between businesses easier and complaints about them more visible.

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Short Story COMPETITION Winners! 1st Prize wins £100, 2nd Prize wins £30 and 3rd Prize wins £20.



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by  from Corfe Mullen

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 Debut author Ellen Sussman tells the tale of three French tutors: Nico the romanc, Phillippe the dreamer and Chantal the scorned lover. The book is split into three parts and tells the story of each tutor and their pupil, beginning with Nico who is paired with Josie – arrived in Paris to heal her broken heart. Phillippe is charged with Riley, who is lonely and living in the city with her businessman husband and two small children, and doesn’t speak a word of French. Finally it is Chantal who takes on Jeremy, the husband of a successful movie star who is filmingin the city; everybody sees her but nobody sees the invisible husband – except, that is, Chantal.

As a prize winner       N at the Moonrakers Writers’ Workshop being held at the   

It’s an interesng read that somemes feels like a travel guide – the knowledge and descripons of the Parisian streets are so well wrien it is easy to completely escape. The three separate stories simultaneously and heart Held on alternate Wednesday Evenings, 8 10 p.m. warmingly wind up in the same place from different For details Phone Veronica on 01202 696436 perspecves.   Courses cover Wring Short Stories, Use of Dialogue, layout, and presentaon. Also touching on Flash Ficon, Tips on Wring a Novel and more.

“A book that paints a beauful picture of the city of romance, French Lessons is the perfect fireside read.”

Want to brush up on your writing? Need help with submitting your work?

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Three New Bells for Wimborne Minster A faculty application has been made to augment the ring of ten bells in the West Tower of Wimborne Minster. The current set of bells was cast and installed by Gillett and Johnston exactly one hundred years ago in 1911 and they are considered to be one of the most musical rings in the country.Adding three new bells on top will enhance the musical possibilities without affecting the sound of the original ten which will still be able to be rung.The augmentation also celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Within the Salisbury Diocese, which covers most of Dorset and Wiltshire, there is currently only one ring of twelve bells at Trowbridge.

Funding for the new bells and installation has been raised by The Friends of the Minster, The Minster Preservation Trust, The Llewellyn Edwards Bell Restoration Fund,The Wimborne Minster Society of Ringers and private donations. It is hoped that the bells will be cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London in the next few months and that the installation by Whites of Appleton will then take place by the middle of 2012.

Currently the ten bells in D sound:

The addition of three new bells will give opportunities for: A full twelve in D:

This full ring of twelve bells will sound no louder than the current ring of ten, but will appear more joyful in tone. And a new lighter eight in A:

This new ring of eight will be especially helpful for teaching purposes and they will sound brighter than the more grandiose back eight.

Wimborne & Ferndown Lions

Wimborne & Ferndown Lions club Charter dinner this year was particularly memorable as no less than three club members were presented with the coveted Melvin Jones Fellowship plaques. Melvin Jones founded Lions Clubs international in 1917 and there are now more than 1.3million members worldwide. Lions Godwin Micallef, Ken Taylor and John Wilson have between them amassed just on 100 years of service including a total of 6 spells as Club President. Pictured are (from left) John Wilson, Godwin Micallef and Ken Taylor flanked by Derick Smith, the current club President and District Governor Ron Twining.


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West Bexington Circular

Distance: 2½ Miles. Difficulty: Easy. Access Restrictions? No. A walk through the lovely village of West Bexington with views along the coast and over Chesil Beach. Walk details: Take the road back up through the village to the sharp left-hand bend. Here you will see a track to the right and a track ahead of you, signposted ‘Hardy Monument 6’ and ‘Osmington Mills 16’. Take the track ahead of you towards Hardy’s Monument until you almost reach the road and take the path to the right. After about ½ mile, take another right turn and head back down through the field crossing some stiles and a track. This gives excellent views to both east and west. At the beach, turn right and return along the edge of Chesil Beach to the car park. Jurassic Jaunts © Jurassic Jaunts AP

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Amanda Holmes HPD, CBT(hyp), MNCH (lic)

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy now available in the Wimborne area

The Pavilion, Badbury View Road The Recreation Ground, Corfe Mullen Proprietor: Helen Garrett 01202 691388 (answerphone)

Toy Box - during nursery hours - 01202 600035

Ages from 2 – 5 years Morning Session

Hypnotherapy can have a positive impact in many areas of life, including anxiety, depression, fears and phobias, changing habitual behaviours and improving confidence and self-esteem.

To find out more and book your free initial consultation telephone Amanda Holmes on 07526 415357 or visit

: 9.00 – 12.00 FREE (£10*)

Afternoon Session : 12.00 – 2.45 FREE (£10*) (including lunch) *£10 fee applies to sessions that are not covered by the Government’s free Nursery Education Funding (NEF). From Sept 2010 all 3 and 4 year olds, the term after the child’s 3rd birthday, are entitled to up to 15 hours a week during the 3 terms of NEF funding.

Ofsted Registered. Qualified caring staff A welcoming, safe and thriving environment for your child. Learning through play in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

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Keep it Simple Sometime in the past I remember hearing one of those little gems that hits the mark and is never forgotten. The painter has a blank canvas and chooses what to put in; a photographer has a complete scene and has to choose what to leave out. Landscape photographs are often a disappointment when we remember the whole scene we viewed. This is often because there is a strong temptation to try to capture the whole vista. This is impossible so just concentrate on capturing the concept. Four controls can help to achieve effective results. They are - Lens; Position; Lighting; Composition. Lens - choosing a wide angle of view creates small distant subjects and a lot of empty space. Two options here are to include foreground interest or use a panoramic format either set in the camera or achieved by cropping the image on computer later. A telephoto view will isolate one subject and bring the background closer. This is much easier and forces us to be selective of subject content which brings us to viewpoint. A low viewpoint gives status to a subject while a high viewpoint can remove unwanted background clutter. Moving to a different location can also give a better composition. Framing a subject with an arch or other foreground detail is a useful compositional tool. Choosing a vertical instead of horizontal format can encourage better framing of a subject. Make sure there is one part the picture to which the eye is drawn. Light quality is so important. Flat light on overcast days lacks impact. Better to return in better conditions e.g. bright sun, fog, and dramatic clouds. Use side or back lighting for impact. Overall, before taking any photos, ask yourself what is it about the scene that is so visually pleasing then concentrate on recording that detail.

Roger Allen


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P et s c o r n e r

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• FREE local delivery to a wide area • Friendly knowledgeable staff • Regular special offers • Pets and pet food • Flea and Worm treatment for all domestic pets • Premium Cat/Dog Foods such as James wellbeloved, Burns, Royal Canin and Forthglade etc • Licensed to sell live animals • Popular pet birds and supplies • Hamsters, Rabbits, guinea pigs and accessories • Dog/cat toys & treats • Bedding • Pet carriers • Hutches/runs • Selected kittens when available • Free local delivery to a wide area • Regular special offers • Friendly knowledgeable staff • Medicines and Flea & Worm treatment for all domestic pets

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One of my customers told me a very sad story about a horse moved to a new yard the other week. The owners thought he had settled in to his new surroundings and wanted him left out in the field when his field companions were taken into the stable for the night (because she said he didn’t like stables). Unfortunately he panicked at being left on his own, broke the fence and got out on the road and was killed. Horses are herd animals and really like the company of other horses; even if he didn’t like stables he would have rather been in with others than out on his own. I’m sure the owners are devastated so please be very careful if you change yards, it can take a long time for your horse to fully settle and he may react totally out of character. Call Trish on 01202 600550.

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The Story of Harley Davidson 1901 until today: Part 8 1940 Babe Tancrede is the winner at the Daytona 200, riding a WLDR model.

1941 America is plunged into World War II. Production of civilian motorcycles is almost entirely suspended in favor of military production. The Service School is converted back to the Quartermasters School for the training of military mechanics. The FL series premieres. 1942 Among other motorcycles made for the Army, H-D produces the unique XA 750, a motorcycle with horizontally opposed cylinders and shaft drive, designed for desert use.The contract is cancelled early due to war combat moving out of North Africa. Only 1,011 XA’s are built. 1943 Harley-Davidson receives the first of its four Army-Navy “E” Awards for excellence in wartime production. Overseas, many American servicemen get their first exposure to Harley-Davidson motorcycles, something they would not forget when they would return stateside.

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1945 World War II ends, and Harley-Davidson has produced almost 90,000 WLA models for military use. Wasting no time, production of civilian motorcycles resumes in November. 1946 Harley-Davidson introduces the 45 cubic inch flathead WR racing motorcycle. It proves to be one of the best racing motorcycles ever built.

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