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Winter 2012 / 2013

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Welcome...

Page 4 The Success of London 2012

Welcome to our latest issue of Sandal Living. I am delighted that this magazine is going from strength to strength and hope you enjoy reading the various articles.

Page 5 Hannah Cockroft, Sandal’s sponsored Paralympian Page 6 Innovative Finance on the BMW 1 Series

This issue is our Winter Edition and it gives us a chance to reflect on the year! We can look back with pride on the achievements of our athletes at the Jason Carter, Operations Director London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and how BMW, as Official Automotive Partner, delivered a fleet that never let the side down. You can find out just how Sandal’s sponsored Paralympian, Hannah Cockcroft got on in her bid for gold glory later in this issue. We can also reflect on the introduction of several exciting new models, including the spacious BMW 3 Series Touring, accessible BMW 1 Series 3-door Sports Hatch, versatile BMW X1 and the refined new BMW 7 Series. These new models can now be seen at our showroom and are, of course, available to test drive. Just give us a call and we'll arrange a time to suit. Recently we have seen the national media reporting some good news on the economy, speaking personally, I think it is very important that we focus on positive news items. It is all too easy to surround ourselves with how difficult the economy is. There has to be some realisation that this environment is the ‘new’ normal and business has to work harder and more efficiently to achieve its goals. This year we have seen increases in our new car sales, and with such good offers from the manufacturer, which have been further enhanced by ourselves locally, there are some very attractive deals. One such case is the 316d Sport Saloon for just £359 per month, excellent value, but even more so when you consider the customer deposit is only £359. Naturally if you have a larger deposit that will reduce the monthly payments further. The finance programmes help us all to manage our budgets more effectively, but we have still to consider the running costs. We now sell 70% of our new BMW cars with a Service Package (Service Inclusive). BMW Service Inclusive starts at just £300 for a BMW 1 Series or X1, and covers your service costs for up to 5 years or 60,000 miles. Our MINI range is covered by TLC at £249 for 5 Years/50,000 Miles. TLC XL allows MINI owners to extend the service pack for a further 3 years / 80,000 miles for an additional £275. Excellent Value. All this is in addition to our BMW EfficientDynamics saving you money on fuel and tax. With increasing sales in our New Car Departments, we have subsequently seen an increase in our Used Car Stock levels for sale and we have ensured that we have priced these competitively. Please take a look at our stock on sandalbmw.co.uk Alternatively if you are looking at selling your vehicle please contact our Group Used Car Manager, John Kuster on 07834 163753. In closing may I thank the advertisers within this magazine, both existing and new to this edition, whom help make Sandal Living possible. I would ask that if you do use any of the companies, please let them know you saw the advert in Sandal Living. I look forward to welcoming you to our dealerships soon, and as always should you have any feedback as to how we can improve our service to you, please do not hesitate to email me directly on jasoncarter@sandalbmw.net

Page 7 Explore the new BMW X3 sDrive 18d Page 10 The new BMW 320i xDrive Page 12 - 18 A drive to Holmfirth Page 19 Sandal Living Gardening Page 20 The Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon Page 21 Sandal Living....MINI MINI Paceman Page 22 MINI Finance Offers A life less ordinary in MINI Gear Page 23 MINI GP it’s back, meaner, keener Page 24 Hit the MINI factory floor MINI Countryman - updated Page 25 Sandal Living Art Page 26 Sandal Living Technology Page 27 The BMW Concept Active Tourer Page 28 Sandal supports the Wakefield Friends of Macmillan fashion show Page 29 The process behind alloy wheel repairs Page 30 Restaurant Review at 315 Page 31 The value of perfect engineering Page 32 DAB Digital Radio in your BMW Page 33 Sandal Living recipe Page 34 The Sun, Moon and Stars, the BMW 6 Series family Page 35 Sandal Living Sport Page 36 BMW Service Inclusive Page 37 Sandal Golf at Turnberry Page 38 - 39 Sandal Fashion Page 40 BMW on Motability Page 41 BMW Winter Tyres

Kind regards

Page 42 Refinement to the power of 7

Jason Carter Operations Director

Page 43 Sandal Living Home Style

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THE SUCCESS OF LONDON 2012.

cars could be seen pulling boats out of the water at the sailing, carrying mobile camera platforms for the marathon, towing horse trailers and transporting medal winners around the Olympic Park for media interviews. In the two years leading up to the Games, the BMW Group and Sandal have been supporting British athletes in their journey to be p a r t o f Te a m G B o r ParalympicsGB through the BMW London 2012 Performance Team. Over 130 local athletes were supported by BMW and MINI Dealers, 90 of which qualified for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which was an outstanding achievement.

As the Official Automotive and Sustainability Partner for the Games, BMW and Sandal are celebrating one of the most successful summers of sport in British history and toasting the success of our Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes, as well as the hugely important role BMW cars played in the smooth running of London 2012.

Between these 90 athletes an incredible 46 Olympic and Paralympic medals were won, with many setting new records for their personal or season’s best. A total of 18 Gold medals were awarded to such athletes as Alistair Brownlee, Ellie Simmonds, David Weir and of course Hannah Cockroft. 10 Silvers went to athletes that included Louis Smith, while a further 18 Bronze medals were presented to the likes of Rebecca Adlington and Tom Daley.

The BMW fleet, selected for its fuel-efficiency, ensured that the right people were in the right place at the right time. The fleet provided great support at events and, amongst other responsibilities, BMW

Everyone here at Sandal would like to congratulate the BMW London 2012 Performance Team on their success this summer. You’ve made us and the rest of the nation so very proud!


Sandal’s sponsored Paralympian brings home not one, but two GOLD medals. When Sandal signed Paralympian hopeful Hannah Cockcroft back in May 2012 they had a sneaky suspicion that she would do well, but never thought she would achieve so much in such a short time. Sandal Living finds out more. From the initial meeting it was clear that Hannah was expecting to do well at the games, casually dropping into the conversation that she was the current world record holder in the T34 200m category. Jason Carter, Group O p e ra t i o n s D i r e c t o r s a i d “Hannah has so much passion for life and her sport, we were delighted to be able to support her on the road to the London 2012 Games. We chose her from other candidates, not because she had the greatest chance of success but down to her wonderful outlook on life and her fantastic down to earth personality.” Hannah first started Wheelchair Racing at a BPA-run Paralympic Potential Day at Loughborough University in October 2007 and immediately fell in love with the speed of the sport. Specialising in sprint distances, Hannah showed her potential when she broke four world records at the 2010 British Wheelchair Athletics Association International. Now coached by

UKA Head Coach Peter Eriksson, she has continued to set the pace, making history as the first athlete to set a world record in the Olympic Stadium in London in May 2012, when she competed in the T34 100m with a time of 18.56 seconds. She has since reduced that mark to 17.60 at the Swiss National Championships. In addition to her performances on the track, Hannah has also competed at national level in seated Discus and Wheelchair Basketball. She cites Josie Pearson and Chantal Petitclerc as her sporting inspirations. Success came more quickly than Hannah had dared to hope for. “At the beginning the aim was Rio in 2016, so when I got selected for the world championships, I thought it would just be good experience but I won double gold and thought ‘what is going on?’ It’s only been four years, so it’s all happened really quickly, but it’s been amazing.”

“It was the first games and I’m still young, so I kind of want everyone else’s expectation to go down a bit, but I am aiming for double gold. No one goes to the Paralympics to win bronze.” The 20 year-old from Halifax won her 100m final by almost 1½ seconds before pulling off another victory when she finished a massive 2¼ seconds ahead of her closest rival in the 200m to complete her golden double. Hannah said “It’s been an absolute whirlwind of an adventure, I have so many people to thank for their support and love they have shown including Sandal. They provided me with a fabulous BMW X1 which I just adore. Greg from Sandal spent ages with me trying Sally, my racing wheelchair in and out of the models within the showroom. The X1 was perfect, with easy access for Sally. I can get her and three other people in it with me and still have loads of room.” Since the games have finished Hannah has been so busy with interviews and shows but has managed to get back on track with her training. Everyone at Sandal wishes her all the best and will be keeping an eye on her progress.

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The BMW 1 Series

The Ultimate Driving Machine

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AN INNOVATIVE CAR DESERVES FINANCE TO MATCH. Introducing the BMW 1 Series Sports Hatch. With its TwinPower Turbo Engines and outstanding driving dynamics, it is every inch the Ultimate Driving Machine. If these are not reasons enough to take a test drive, BMW Select finance is just as compelling. An agreement can be tailored to suit your requirements; you choose your deposit and repayment period and, thanks to the optional final payment, what you pay every month could not be more reasonable. BMW Select representative example for the new BMW 116d 5 door. Term of agreement

47 monthly payments

On the road cash price*

Customer deposit

Dealer deposit contribution

Total deposit

Total amount of credit

Option to purchase fee^

48 months

£295.00

£22,425.00

£295.00

£1,542.64

£1,837.64

£20,587.36

£10.00

Optional final payment

Total amount payable

Rate of interest

£9,014.50

£24,717.14

3.9% Fixed

Representative 3.9% APR

To find out more, contact your local Sandal dealer or visit www.sandalbmw.co.uk

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Official fuel economy figures for the BMW 1 Series 5-door Sports Hatch range: Extra Urban 52.3-83.1mpg (5.43.4l/100km).Urban 32.8-62.4mpg (8.6-4.4l/100km). Combined 42.8-74.3mpg (6.6-3.8l/100km). CO2 emissions 154-99g/km. Offer available on selected BMW 1 Series models ordered between 15 October and 31 December 2012 and registered by 31 December 2012, subject to availability. Finance example is based on a BMW Select agreement for the model stated, a 116d Sport 5 door, with a contract mileage of 32,000 miles and an excess mileage charge of 5.70p per mile. *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Dealer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. Prices are correct at time of publication (October 2012) and are subject to change without notice. Retail customers only. Finance is subject to credit acceptance and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands). Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Advertised finance is provided by BMW Financial Services (BMW FS). Whilst we have close links with BMW FS and commonly introduce customers to BMW FS, we do not work exclusively with BMW FS.


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EXPLORE THE NEW BMW X3 sDRIVE 18d. The popular BMW X3 range welcomed the arrival of a new rear-wheel drive model to its line-up this autumn. The BMW X3 sDrive18d provides more choice in the BMW X3 range with the added benefit of lower emissions, improved fuel economy and a lower starting price. Combine this with the commanding drive position and spacious interior that you’d expect from the BMW X3. The driving dynamics are in no way compromised achieving 55.4mpg on the combined cycle and emitting just 135g/km CO2. The new model also offers more choice, with SE and M Sport model variants with either manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. BMW Select example: X3 sDrive18d SE Term of agreement

47 monthly payments

On the road cash price*

Customer deposit

Dealer deposit contribution

Total deposit

Total amount of credit

48 months

£399.00

£28,580.00

£2648.00

£1661.00

£4,309.00

£24,271.00

Option to purchase fee^

Optional final payment

Total amount payable

Rate of interest

£10.00

£10,639.00

£33,701.00

7.5% Fixed

Representative 7.5% APR

For further details or to arrange a test drive contact us at Huddersfield - 01484 515515 or Wakefield 01924 433500 Official fuel economy figures for the new BMW X3 sDrive 18d: Urban 48.7mpg (5.8l/100km). Extra Urban 60.1mpg (4.7l/100km). Combined 55.4mpg (5.1l/100km). CO2 emissions 135g/km. Offer available on selected BMW X3 sDrive 18d models ordered, registered and delivered by 31 December 2012, subject to availability. Finance examples are based on BMW Select agreements for a BMW X3 sDrive 18d with a contract mileage of 32,000 miles and an excess mileage charge of 5.40p per mile *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Dealer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. Prices are correct at time of publication November 2012 and are subject to change without notice. Retail customers only. Finance is subject to credit acceptance and available to over 18s in the UK only.


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3 Series

xDrive With winter fast approaching and the prospect of ice covered roads looming, you will be pleased to learn that xDrive has been introduced to the award-winning BMW 3 Series Saloon. The BMW 320i is the first to feature BMW xDrive, combining the practicality of advanced all-wheel-drive technology with the style and performance of a saloon, making the BMW 3 Series an even greater pleasure to drive. Still achieving competitive fuel economy and CO2 emissions, the model choice ranges from £27,400 on the road and includes the SE, Sport, Modern, Luxury and M Sport. What is BMW xDrive? xDrive is the permanent, fully variable all-wheel-drive system unique to BMW. It ensures your car has the best possible traction at all times. With enhanced agility, BMW xDrive keeps you safely on track, even on fast bends and slippery or uneven surfaces such as mud, ice or rocky terrain. The electronically-controlled intelligent xDrive system reacts in milliseconds to any loss of grip by subtly shifting the car’s power to the wheel or wheels with the surest footing. And, unlike other all-wheel drive systems, xDrive delivers this road holding without sacrificing BMW’s hallmark rear-wheel driving dynamics. Find out more about the new BMW 320i xDrive model and test the latest xDrive technology for yourself by contacting us in the dealership.

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A drive to Holmfirth, West Yorkshire with Greg Stainton

When I was just a young lad, and the choice of television viewing was on three channels (none of the 150 plus digital channels we have today) the highlight of a Sunday's television viewing was watching a bunch of unforgettable characters carrying on in 'Last of the Summer Wine'. My recent 'drive to' Holmfirth (where this iconic show was filmed) brought some reminders of the show back to me, but also showed me a town that has a wealth of small independent shops and businesses that don’t need the pull of the show to entice visitors. I have been to Holmfirth once before, memories of that trip still haunt me, I woke to prepare for a meeting and an afternoon of clay pigeon shooting but found 3 inches of snow. The meeting wasn't cancelled and even though Holmfirth is nestled in the Pennine Hills I managed to slip and slide my way to the meeting. It’s fair to say that the shooting was a lot more interesting than the meeting itself, but the thing I do remember the most, were those hills, oh those steep gradients and narrow roads.... This time I was prepared, the drive up through the twists and turns, uphill and down was to be in Sandal's new BMW 320i xDrive demonstrator model. The benefits of four wheel drive vehicles in snow are clear to see but this latest edition to the new BMW 3 Series range has a strong, safe feeling about it, even without any of the white slippery stuff around.

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The demonstrator model is an M Sport xDrive derivative and drives very much like a non xDrive 3 Series Saloon on the flat but when driving in and out of the corners it has a greater sense of stability. It's like you know the wheels are going to keep gripping the road all of the time. This definitely provides more confidence. A lovely feeling especially as I managed to get off the main roads and down some of Holmfirth's single lane roads that are lined with stone Georgian terraced houses.


I decided to park up in the centre and head off by foot to explore. The first thing you notice is the wonderful selection of small independent shops. The only chain that I saw was a Co-op. I did hear that the locals stood up to Tesco and stopped them from opening a store. I'm all for progress but some of the character would be lost forever if the high street here became another British 'high street'. Filming has now stopped of the iconic programme and Holmfirth is getting back to more of a normal life now that the hustle and bustle of actors and crews have disappeared, however, there is still plenty of 'Summer Wine' sightseeing to see, including an exhibition set underneath Nora Batty's steps. For the locals they probably have a love-hate relationship with the TV Show, so it's only fair that we look at the other gems this town has to offer. Locally known as 'Little Hollywood' following James Bamforths career, a famous film pioneer who later became even more widely known as the designer of the famous saucy seaside postcards. Holmfirth today has a thriving artistic community including the celebrated landscape painter, Ashley Jackson. Over the years, Holmfirth's development was tied to textiles, Moorland sheep, fast flowing rivers and delightful weaver's cottages on cobbled streets. Impressive mills bear testimony to the tradition of producing some of the world's finest woollen yarns and cloths. Today, local firms still supply materials to some of the top names in the fashion world. There's even an award winning vineyard.


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Left: One of the local farmers fields. Below: The Bull Inn’s Beer Garden.

The town is built in a valley so it's refreshing to know you have a choice of 30 places you can stop, relax, eat and drink to your heart's content. I picked a small cafĂŠ for my lunch before hitting the shops. If you are looking for an alternative to the big city or shopping centres then Holmfirth is the place for you. One such shop I found is the newly opened Lionhart Boutique. Situated on Victoria Street the delightful boutique has two floors of amazing home and garden furniture, lighting and wall art, in fact as owner Rob Hart told me, everything in the shop you see is available to purchase, including the bespoke holographic wallpaper. The town has a relaxed manner and that is apparent when you walk into the shops, you get a real warm welcome.

Over the road from Lionhart is an independent electrical retailer, Frank Platt. A family run business dealing in top branded electrical items, specialising in Panasonic and Technics with a personal level of service you don't find in the large chains. I feel this is the reason why so many small firms are thriving here, personal service that makes the trip worthwhile. A very busy and traditional indoor market is held in the town on Thursday and Saturday mornings with fresh local produce on sale. The surrounding dramatic scenery whilst a haven for walkers and cyclists, has also led to tragedy with major flooding on three

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occasions in the town's history - in 1777, 1852 and 1944 taking lives and changing the layout of the town forever. One plaque is situated on the wall of a pub some 6 meters above the small river that winds through the town. The journey back proved to be exciting, I decided to have a drive around the stunning roads and head off into the Pennines. I do feel lucky to be able to drive all these great cars, for the last few months I have been driving a 3 Series Diesel Sport and as refined as that is, the petrol model of this 320i is even quieter. When idling at traffic lights I honestly couldn't tell if the Start-Stop system had engaged and had on a couple of occasions needed to check the rev counter. The M Sport model sits at the top of the specification line above the ES, SE, Modern, Sport and Luxury derivatives. The cabin is very well appointed and the model specific steering wheel is a delight to hold. The design of the wheel is noticeably different to the other models and really sets the interior off well. It provides the clearest view of the instrument cluster on any model I have driven and has some wonderful silver detailing on the steering wheel buttons that control the audio and cruise control reset button. Photographs: Left:

One of the many local independent stores Lionhart Boutique. Right: Top Left: Sandal BMW 320i xDrive. Top Right: The famous ‘Sid’s’ café still attracts attention from the tourists. Bottom right: Nora Batty’s steps with the Summer Wine exhibition underneath.

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At just £1,535 above the equivalent 320i the xDrive model is going to prove to be very popular. The Variable torque split system means that you can always rely on perfect traction. I was amazed by the agility, precision and safety of the overall driving experience, even when cornering at high speeds. xDrive is BMW's permanent all-wheel drive system. In normal driving conditions, it works with a basic torque split of 40 to 60 percent between front and rear axle. The torque bias between the axles is adjusted according to different road friction coefficient or driving situation, and can drive each wheel independently of the other. The BMW xDrive's sensation of agility is at its most impressive in hairpin bends or when cornering at high speeds. Every ounce of performance is turned into acceleration, making you feel as if you are being pulled out of the bend by a giant winch. The Dynamic Performance Control splits the torque smoothly between the rear wheels to maintain ultimate directional stability, increased dynamics and a greater lateral acceleration potential. Steering becomes easier and more precise in everyday driving situations as much as in challenging ones. The Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system regulates the xDrive at all times, using information obtained from the extremely sensitive systemintegrated sensors for monitoring ro a d c o n d i t i o n s . T h e d r i v i n g experience of the system makes a dramatic difference yet only weighs 55kg more than the standard non xDrive car. Acceleration is only 0.1 second slower and fuel consumption is only marginally affected. When I returned to Sandal I was keen to find out more about the xDrive system and found a video that really shows how the system alters the power to each wheel that requires extra grip.

Bill Owen (as Compo), Peter Sallis (as Clegg), Brian Wilde (as Foggy) and Kathy Staff (as Nora Batty) Photographer: Malcolm Howarth ©1996 BBC

The video can be seen at www.youtube.com/sandalbmw For further information or to arrange a test drive in this 3 Series xDrive or any other of our demonstration cars, please contact Sandal Huddersfield on 01484 515515 or Sandal Wakefield on 01924 433500.

Jane Freeman (as Ivy), Juliette Kaplan (as Pearl), Thora Hird (as Edie) and Sarah Thomas (as Glenda) Photographer: Malcolm Howarth ©1998 BBC


The BMW 320i xDrive Saloon from £27,400 Sandal’s Demonstrator model as driven: BMW 320i xDrive M Sport Saloon in Glacier Silver metallic with Black Dakota leather. Additional specification includes:• 19" M Star Spoke alloys • Servotronic Steering • Brushed aluminium trim • High gloss black interior trim finishers • Heated front seats • PDC front and rear • Interior comfort package On the road new price as tested: £32,900 BMW Select example: BMW 320i xDrive M Sport Saloon Term of agreement

47 monthly payments

On the road cash price*

48 months

£399.00

£30,400.00

Customer deposit

Dealer deposit contribution

Total deposit

£2,000.00

£2,110.39

£4,110.36

Total amount of credit

Option to purchase fee^

Optional final payment

£26,289.61

£10.00

£12,011.50

Total amount payable

Rate of interest

Representative

£34,874.89

5.9% Fixed

5.9% APR

Offer available on BMW 320i xDrive M Sport models ordered and delivered before 31 December 2012, subject to availability. Finance example is based on a BMW Select agreement for the model stated with a contract mileage of 32,000 miles and excess mileage charge of 6.15p per mile. ^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. Prices are correct at time of publication November 2012 and are subject to change without notice. Retail customers only. Finance is subject to credit acceptance and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands). Guarantees and indemnities may be required.

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Late autumn and winter is not the end of the garden year but the start. In the borders:

Planting:

Autumn is the traditional planting time; so now is the time to plant trees, roses, hedges and tulips. Totties Nursery have an abundance of trees, (fruit and decorative) bare rooted hedging plants, (hawthorne, beech,) including leylandii and laurel. Of course we can now plant all the year round with containerised plants. Never plant when the soil is water logged or frosted. With container plants, plant in the normal way: adding well rotted manure or compost and a slow release balanced fertiliser (bonemeal, or fish, blood and bone) as base dressing. With bare rooted plants first soak the roots in water for at least an hour prior to planting. Never let the roots dry out. Dig a hole deep and large enough for the roots to be spread, then back fill with soil compost and fertiliser to give the plants the best start. The trees should be staked to prevent wind rock, with the stake on the windward side. Check stakes and ties later that they are not impeding the trees growth and top dress with well rotted manure, compost and slow release fertiliser. Plant tulips in November. They should be 3 times the length of the bulb. Add compost and a slow release fertiliser at planting time. Tulips work very well planted with wallflowers.

Hedges: When planting hedges it is best to dig a trench, adding as much compost and nutrients as you can. Use a garden line and measuring stick to get the plants straight and the correct distance apart.

Pruning: This a good time to prune most trees and deciduous shrubs. The foliage has gone and the framework of the tree can be seen. Cut out deceased, crossing and weak branches, aiming for an open centre.

Vegetable plot: Harvest winter vegetables, including leeks and sprouts. These taste so much better after being frosted. Mark what is already growing in the beds; this is important for planning crop rotation for next season.

Planning: This is the best part. Picture the scene, snow on the ground, a roaring fire a vintage glass of red.” Now where to plant the potatoes”.

Picture the view over the Summer Wine country, browse around our large displays of plants, trees, shrubs and gifts. Ask about our Garden Maintenance and Landscaping Service from General tiding to a full garden design, planting and paving, all backed by our motto:“If it grows here, it will grow anywhere” Contact Martin for advice and a free quote. Telephone: 01484 683363

Traditional Garden Centre & Nursery • Unonemous • Acers • Burburous • Catoniastus • Skimias • Seedam • Cocosmia (herbaceous) • Autumn Flowery Heathers & Pansies • Winter Planters & Baskets made to your requirements

• Large selection of Trees and Shrubs

PREMIUM QUALITY CHRISTMAS TRESS available throughout December Spruce & Nordman (no needle drop)

Visit our Christmas Shop • Sia & Parlane Gifts • Greeting Cards • Christmas Decorations & Lights

Garden Maintenance & Landscaping Service Contact Martin for advise and a free quote

Downshutts Lane Totties Holmfirth HD9 1AU Telephone: 01484 683363 Open 9.45 - 4.30pm - 7 Days a week

The Olive Tree Bistro serves freshly prepared food by our onsite chef’s. Breakfast menu available from 9.45am daily. We serve traditional Sunday Lunch from 12 noon to 3.30pm. One, two and three courses plus children’s menu. Our freshly made jam & cream scones are extremely popular along with our Bistro evening held on the last Saturday in every month (visit our website for further details). Tel 01484 680227 Don’t forget to look after our feathers friends, top up bird feeders regularly.

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Special Bistro Menu • Vegetarian Options • Children’s Menu • Paninis • Sandwiches • Home Made Soups • Sunday Lunch (Served all Day) • Children Menu Available • Breakfast served from 9.45am • Gluten Free Food (approved by the Celiac Society website) ALL OUR FOOD IS FRESH DAILY AND ALL OURLOCALLY FOOD IS SOURCED FRESH DAILY AND LOCALLY SOURCED • Lavazza Coffee • Home made cakes • Comprehensive Wine List• Bottled Italian Lagers • CHRISTMAS MENU available from early December

• Bistro Evenings, the last Saturday in every month (see website for details)

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Sandal support the Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon. Sandal Huddersfield were delighted to support the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice’s Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon in October 2012. Hundreds of runners signed up to help raise much needed funds for the charity and Sandal were on hand showing their support. Two white BMW 3 Series models straddled the road at the start of the 13 mile course. Sandal Huddersfield’s Sales Manager, James Whitefield drove special BMW mile marker vehicles around the course and told Sandal Living “The idea of the cars was to encourage the runners by showing how many miles they had completed. What took me by surprise was how hilly the course was.” James (seen pictured to the right) presented mens winner Matthew Hallam with a medal with race starter, Forget Me Not’s Patron and Sandal Sponsored Paralympian Hannah Cockroft. Matthew completed the course in an incredible 1 hour 21.3 minutes. Next years Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon will be on Sunday 6th October 2013 so keep the date free and watch the charities website for more details at www.forgetmenotchild.co.uk

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WELCOME. Welcome to our Winter 2012 / 2013 exciting edition of Sandal Living.... MINI. Our aim at Sandal Living....MINI is to bring you news about everything MINI. It doesn't matter if you are a MINI driver or one of our BMW customers. One important note to mention, as an existing customer of either BMW or MINI brand you can receive up to £1000 customer loyalty deposit without the need to sell your vehicle. This is over and above the advertised offers in this edition.

MINI PACEMAN Launching March 2013 the MINI Paceman is packed with MINI character, the new MINI Paceman provides another practical MINI option, available in twowheel-drive or ALL4 variants. A strong standard specification includes Bluetooth, DAB radio, four seat configuration and height adjustable Sport seats for driver and passenger. The new MINI Paceman combines practicality and style, offering 330 litres of usable boot capacity or 1,080 litres with the rear seats folded. The MINI Cooper D model achieves 0-62mph in 10.8 seconds, yet provides exceptional economy with 64.2mpg (combined), 115g/km CO2 and BIK at just 17%. For more information please contact our MINI Sales team, on 01484 416000 or 01924 202299.

We are showcasing some of the current new car deals available including a very low 3.9% APR offer which MINI has extended until the end of 2012. As always we have reviewed these deals and enhanced them with bigger Sandal Deposit contributions on MINI Select. This really does provide LOW PAYMENTS and LOW DEPOSITS. For example you can have a brand new MINI One for £209 per month with £209 deposit. Add just £10 per month and you can upgrade to a Cooper, more power and specification for just £10 per month more. These offers will only be available until 21st December 2012. Also contained with Sandal Living...MINI is news on the new MINI Countryman. MINI have made a few enhancements to the model which really makes the car stand out on it’s own. There’s more news on new MINI models but I would like to remind you about our MINI Cherished Used Cars which offer incredible value for money, please visit www.sandalmini.co.uk for our full stock list or contact our sales team. Every MINI Cherished Car benefits from a Minimum of 12 months MINI Warranty, MINI Emergency Service Cover across the UK and Continental Europe, 12 months MOT and MOT Cover. In addition all our vehicles have Full service history and Independent vehicle history and mileage checks. Please call into our dealerships soon for that friendly Sandal welcome. Kind regards Jason Carter Operations Director 32

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SANDAL LIVING....MINI a world of quality, innovation and value!

MINI Hatch. With the MINI, stylish looks are guaranteed. The MINI One includes distinctive design details, such as black fins in the radiator grille, a roof in body colour and exterior mirror caps in matt black. On the MINI Cooper the roof and exterior mirror caps come in a choice of black or white, in addition to the standard body-colour finish, and MINI Cooper models also feature a central rear fog light and chrome plating of the radiator grille slats, tailpipe and tailgate handle. The MINI Cooper features a wealth of details that underline its exceptional performance, including chrome side scuttles and fuel filler cap, White side direction indicator lights, a hexagon-mesh radiator grille, and decorative air intakes in the bonnet and lower bumper grille.

ONE £209 £209

A LIFE LESS ORDINARY.

from

Per month with just

Deposit

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47 monthly payments

On the road cash price*

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Sandal deposit contribution

MINI deposit contribution

Total deposit

Total amount of credit

48 months

£209.00

£15,014.00

£209.00

£806.50

£300.00

£1,315.50

£13,698.50

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Optional final payment

Total amount Rate of payable interest

£10.00

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£16,494.50

3.9% Fixed

Includes Pepper Pack and 5 Years / 50,000 miles servicing

Representative 3.9% APR

For more information please call Sandal on 01484 416000 or 01924 202299

COOPER £219 £219 from

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£219.00

£16,149.00

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£932.81

£350.00

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£10.00

£5,953.42

£17,748.23,

3.9% Fixed

Includes Pepper Pack and 5 Years / 50,000 miles servicing

Representative 3.9% APR

For more information please call Sandal on 01484 416000 or 01924 202299

Official fuel economy figures for the MINI Range: Extra Urban 45.6-80.7mpg (6.2-3.5l/100km). Urban 30.1-67.3mpg (9.4-4.2l/100km). Combined 38.2-74.3mpg (7.4-3.8l/100km). CO2 emissions 172-99/km. Offer available on selected MINI Models orders placed from 10 October 2012 to 31 December 2012 and registered by 31 December 2012, subject to availability. Retail customers only. Finance example is based on a MINI Select agreements with a contract mileage of 32,000 and an excess mileage charges of 2.70 - 3.00p (per mile). ^^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. ^On the road cash price is based on manufacturers recommended retail price and include 3 year MINI Dealer Warranty, MINI Emergency Service, 12 months road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice. All finance is subject to status. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. We can arrange finance and hiring facilities for you.

Do you enjoy life to the fullest with nothing slowing you down? Do you have a talent for turning snoreinducing situations into something special? If so, the MINI Beat the Street collection is designed for you. The collection adds some serious style to the MINI Stuff range, with a range of jackets, full-length coats, shirts and more that will fit in seamlessly with your style. In addition we also have a very limited number of Team GB and MINI branded merchandise still available. The range included key rings, pin badges and pens, with many items featuring Pride the Lion, the official mascot of Team GB and ParalympicsGB. You’ll have to hurry as these stocks are now very low. To see the full range and take home any of these fantastic products for yourself, visit the dealership and speak to a member of our teams.


GP. IT’S BACK. MEANER. KEENER. The MINI John Cooper Works GP has arrived, and it doesn't fail to impress. With only 2,000 to be produced and featuring race track-developed technology, the MINI John Cooper Works GP is the sportiest and fastest production MINI model ever built. Extensively equipped with John Cooper Works motor sport technology, this twoseater boasts outstanding performance to match its distinctive looks. An extensively modified four-cylinder turbo

engine capable of developing 160 kW/ 218 hp, adjustable coilover suspension, an extra-powerful sports brake system and model-specific alloy wheels and sports tyres ensure superb handling and outstanding driving enjoyment.

segments. If you would like to discuss the MINI John Cooper Works GP further then please contact either of our dealerships below and we will be delighted to show off its impressive figures.

Sprinting from 0-62 in just 6.3 Seconds and with an injection of Nürburgring testing and development, this power packed MINI can lap the Nürburgring North Loop (the old Grand Prix Circuit), in 8:23 minutes – streets ahead of many big-name sports cars from higher

Sandal Huddersfield 98 Leeds Road, Huddersfield, HD1 6NN 01484 416000 Sandal Wakefield Dewsbury Road, Wakefield, WF2 9BE 01924 202299

MINI Cooper D Countryman

£269 £269

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47 monthly payments

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Sandal deposit contribution

MINI deposit contribution

Total deposit

48 months

£269.00

£20,684.00

£269.00

£1366.42

£400.00

£2,035.42

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Option to purchase fee ^^

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Total amount Rate of payable interest

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£10.00

£8,076.07

£22,754.49

3.9% Fixed

Includes Pepper Pack and 5 Years / 50,000 miles servicing

Representative 3.9% APR

For more information please call Sandal on 01484 416000 or 01924 202299

Official fuel economy figures for the MINI Range: Extra Urban 45.6-80.7mpg (6.2-3.5l/100km). Urban 30.167.3mpg (9.4-4.2l/100km). Combined 38.2-74.3mpg (7.4-3.8l/100km). CO2 emissions 172-99/km. Offer available on selected MINI Models orders placed from 10 October 2012 to 31 December 2012 and registered by 31 December 2012, subject to availability. Retail customers only. Finance example is based on a MINI Select agreements with a contract mileage of 32,000 and an excess mileage charges of 2.70 - 3.00p (per mile). ^^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. ^On the road cash price is based on manufacturers recommended retail price and include 3 year MINI Dealer Warranty, MINI Emergency Service, 12 months road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice. All finance is subject to status. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. We can arrange finance and hiring facilities for you.

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HIT THE FACTORY FLOOR. Do you want to see how masterful design and engineering combine to become a real-life MINI? Visit MINI Plant Oxford and you can see the place where your MINI’s adventure began.

The Plant Oxford Tour gives you the chance to watch the process of building a MINI, from its beginnings as a few sheets of metal, all the way along the production line until it’s the shiny new MINI that is ready to roll out of the factory and meet its

eager new owner. MINI Plant Oxford is home to over 600 sophisticated robots and 3,000 associates who work in synchronicity to produce each MINI to the same high standards.

To book a tour and see for yourself how a MINI is made, please call Plant Oxford directly on 01865 825842 or email Oxford.Plant-Tours@mini.com. We regret that children under 14 are not permitted on site for health and safety reasons.

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MINI COURTYMAN - UPDATED In the two years since its launch onto the world’s car markets, the MINI Countryman has developed into a driving force behind the continuing growth of the MINI brand with the brand’s unmistakable style.

As well as changes to the range of interior colours, interior trim elements and Colour Lines, the selection of exterior paint finishes include the new additions, Brilliant Copper metallic and Blazing Red metallic.

Winter 2012 sees the Countryman benefiting from an extensive round of modifications which will further enhance the allure of its boundless driving fun.

Equipment packages on offer will make it even easier to customise the MINI Countryman to reflect your own personal taste.

Detailed refinements to the car’s design and the selection of materials available for the interior shine the spotlight even more brightly on a premium character none of the MINI Countryman’s rivals can match. The spacious five-door’s optimised ease of use underlines its very modern appreciation of practicality.

Six engine variants are available. The three petrol and three diesel units produce outputs stretching from 66 kW/90 hp to 135 kW/184 hp. Beyond these, there is also the ultra-sporty MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, powered by a turbocharged 160 kW/218 hp engine. The ALL4 all-wheeldrive system fitted as standard on this topclass performance variant is also available as an option for the MINI Cooper S Countryman, MINI Cooper SD Countryman and MINI Cooper D Countryman. All models, with the exception of the MINI One D Countryman, can be ordered with a sixspeed automatic gearbox as an alternative to the standard six-speed manual. The impressive efficiency of the engines and gearboxes along with extensive MINIMALISM technology ensure all the MINI Countryman variants achieve an exemplary balance between driving fun and fuel economy.

Open one of the front doors and the newly designed rings encircling the Centre Speedo and four air vents immediately stand out. They will now be presented across the board in the colour shade Carbon Black and also have an inner ring in highgloss black or as part of the Chrome Line Interior option in chrome. The fresh appeal of the colours and materials adds further lustre to the high-quality character of the MINI Countryman interior. Newly designed door inserts also add to enhance the car’s premium ambience, comfort and practicality. The controls for the electric windows are now positioned in the door trim providing easy access and allowing a larger storage compartment under the centre console.

For more information please contact Sandal Huddersfield on 01484 416000 or Sandal Wakefield on 01924 202299.


Sandal Living....Art.. a world of quality, innovation and value!

Upcoming and budding local artist Ryan Baxendale chose to paint Sandal Wakefield's Showroom for his course at Barnsley College. Ryan spent 30 hours painting the picture as part of the college project "reflections". Ryan told Sandal Living "The dealership at Wakefield was the perfect building for me to choose, I live just around the corner and have admired the design of the showroom since it was built. The lines create interesting shadows and reflections, something you don't see often in 'square' modern car showroom design." Ryan received a triple distinction for the piece of art and has now set himself up in business offering bespoke paintings of architecture and landscapes. For more details visit www.cargocollective.com/RyanBaxendaleArtwork

Daniel Syrett Before Daniel graduated from University with a Fashion degree, he already had an agent in London and very quickly, gained another a g e n t i n N e w Yo r k , u p o n graduation. Through these agencies, he worked for several fashion houses including, Jean Paul Gaultier and Yves St Laurent producing fabric designs. At the same time he was gaining national recognition as a graphic designer, designing award winning flyers for Icon (No.1 Club in the UK), the 051 club and Bubblegum Casino amongst others. Culminating in a commission from the Tate Gallery and Gilbert & George, to design the promotional material for the Opening Party, of the artists first ever retrospective exhibition. Daniel’s most sought after work are his Butterfly and plate collections and has commissioned bespoke works for a number of stars in the music business. His artwork is on display in four galleries, two in London, one in Valencia and his own gallery in Harrogate. Within his gallery, which is situated just on the outskirts of Harrogate are also works from other artists. In addition to art, Daniel offers a great selection of inexpensive gifts and a full bespoke picture framing business. Keep an eye on www.workhousegallery.com for a host of events starting February 2013


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The Panasonic DMP-BDT500 3D Blu-ray player

A sound system that brings out the best in TV Bose recently introduced the Solo TV sound system, an unobtrusive, single speaker designed specifically that fits neatly under flat screen TVs to enhance the watching of everyday television. Sandal Living’s own techno geek, Greg Stainton tested this “must have” little black box. The system arrived at the office and Greg couldn’t wait to test it, so after only a few minutes it was plugged into his PC and Windows Media Player was launched. A bit of Ed Sheeran, Adele and Joss Stone played with stunning clarity. The bass was rich and deep. Greg told Sandal Living “I love the album from Joss Stone and play it a lot but quite remarkably I heard tones and notes from the Bose System that I have never heard before.” Later that evening it was hooked up under Greg’s bedroom TV and that was when the system really came into it’s own. The Bose Solo TV sound system delivered detailed, wide and even sound. Voice was clear even when the system is turned down low but manages to stay true without any distortion when turned up loud. Greg watched an episode of Lost - “I loved the sound from this system, it somehow managed to project the sound and immersed me in the action, that’s something I never got from the TV in my bedroom. I have a surround system in the lounge and only watch the bedroom TV occasionally due to the sound quality, the standard speakers of flat screen TV’s just aren't up to the job but this new Bose system certainly is.” The system measures just 7.1cm high x 52.6cm wide and just over 30.5cm deep. It will work with any TV, but was designed for placement directly under flat-panel televisions that have a base requirement met by TVs with screens up to 81.3cm (32 inches) and many 101.6cm to 106.7cm (40 to 42 inches) televisions. Alternatively it could be placed on a shelf under larger screens. Set-up and use is very simple. The Bose Solo TV system connects to a television with just one cable and one plug to the wall. No additional equipment, wiring or adjustments is required. A remote control is included. Credit goes to Bose for including connecter cables including a fibre optical cable which means it will work straight out of the box. Cost: £349.00 Sandal Living Star Rating: For orders and expert Bose Advise call Nigel Lodge of Audio Installations on 07711 010405. Nigel has over 25 years of Bose experience covering Bose VIDEOWAVE, LIFESTYLE, HOMEWIDE multiroom, CineMate and portable products.

This multi award winning Blu-ray player provides so much more than your ‘typical’ player. Sandal Living finds out more. Lets start with the Sound, 7.1 channel high-quality sound for audio lovers is achieved with high grade audio parts. The internal highly durable gold plated terminals maintain the high sound quality. Simple little things that really make a huge difference and is apparent in this system. The player is bursting with the latest technoloy: TWIN HDMI for digital audio processing which creates an ideal acoustic environment. The additional HDMI output is dedicated for audio output allowing the unit to be used as an audio player without having the televison switched on. It supports a wide range of formats including the usual MP3 and WMA formats but also plays the uncompressed FLAC and WAV formats for superior sound. The DLNA-certified Blu-ray Disc Player is easy to use with your home network. Share and enjoy digital photos, music and videos by simply connecting to a home network. You can install an app on your smartphone and use it to access a DLNA-certified PC via a Wi-Fi router in another room. The app will also allow you to control the players functions in addition to the wireless remote control with touch pad. A really techy named ‘Adaptive Chroma Processing’ is the high quality image-processing technology developed to precisely process each pixel of Blu-ray Disc video signal in both vertical and horizontal directions. This means stunning picture quality that flows smoothly, making the most of what you are watching in either 2D or 3D.

Cost: £299 available from Frank Platt Electrical Ltd, Holmfirth. www.frankplatt.com Pictured left: The Bose Solo System in situ with a 19" Samsung TV. 26 Sandal Living

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The BMW Concept Active Tourer

BMW’s innovative approach to new car concepts and ultra-efficient alternative powertrains will be given a new direction with the introduction of the Concept Active Tourer. A dynamically styled plug-in hybrid (PHEV) with a spacious, versatile and airy interior, the BMW Concept Active Tourer contains a raised seating position for up to five people within an overall length of just 4,353mm. With sales of small and compact cars expected to grow by five per cent annually in the next few years, the Concept ActiveTourer presents a real opportunity for the continued growth of the BMW brand. The Concept Active Tourer is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) based on the drivetrain of the BMW i8 concept car. This combines a new

transversely mounted 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine mounted at the front, with an electric motor driving the rear wheels. The electric motor is capable of driving the Concept Active Tourer for almost 20 miles on battery power alone. Combined, the two power systems deliver more than 190hp to ensure the sporty performance expected of a BMW. The electric motor alone can deliver 200Nm of torque from standstill, allowing the Concept Active Tourer to accelerate from zero to 62mph in less than eight seconds and onto a top speed of 125mph. The PHEV powertrain is also extremely fuelefficient, with a combined fuel economy of 113mpg and CO2 emissions of less than 60g/km. The batteries can be recharged from any domestic power socket, however they also recuperate energy from the electric

motor during deceleration, while the petrol engine also incorporates a high-voltage generator to charge them on demand. The smooth and spontaneous new threecylinder 1.5-litre TwinPower Turbo petrol engine, derived from BMW’s six-cylinder power unit, features high-precision direct fuel injection, fully variable valve control, VALVETRONIC and turbocharging to help maximise efficiency. A raft of BMW EfficientDynamics technologies, including Auto Start-Stop and ECO PRO mode, help to achieve such remarkable efficiencies. To register for further information please contact the sales team at Sandal Huddersfield on 01484 515515 or Sandal Wakefield on 01924 433500.

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Sandal Living.... a world of quality, innovation and value! Get your diaries ready: On Tuesday 9 April at 7.30pm Sandal along with the Wakefield Friends of Macmillan Cancer Support are holding their second special charity fashion show within our Wakefield showroom. The show, last held at Sandal in 2007, will once again be choreographed by Lynette from Diva Fashions. Mens fashion hopefully will also feature from Wakefield’s leading quality mens outfitters. The fashion show will once again provide a very enjoyable evening, showcasing the latest Spring / Summer fashions and of course, raise as much money as possible for this well deserved charity. Entrance is by ticket only and we are asking for a minimum donation of £10 each which includes a glass of Bucks Fizz on arrival. In true 'charity' style, a raffle will run with stunning prizes supplied by local companies. The last event raised over £4000 for Macmillan and was a tremendous success, however we are looking at making the 2013 show even more successful, a night not to be missed.

If you would like to reserve tickets or offer a gift for the raffle, please contact Margaret Scott on 01924 368821. We are also looking at providing local businesses the opportunity to have representation at the evening, once again please contact Margaret for further information.

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Behind the scenes.... Alloy

wheel refurbishment.

Most of us will at some time have heard that horrible, spine chilling scrape of alloy on kerb. Don't despair, Sandal offer an in-house (at both Huddersfield and Wakefield dealerships) professional Alloy Wheel Refurbishment service utilising the original BMW paint system. With prices from ÂŁ45 per wheel, Sandal Living went behind the scenes to show you the processes involved in restoring damaged alloy wheels. This process also allows your wheels to be colour coded to add an additional twist to your BMW.

Step One:Our BMW Trained Technicians ensure the wheel is thoroughly cleaned and degreased before micro blasting the wheel, allowing the primer & base coat to be etched on to the surface of the alloy creating a permanent bond.

Step Two:The tyre bead is popped from the wheel rim before smoothing out and repairing deeper damage in order that the finished surface looks as good as new.

Step Three:After another thorough clean and dry the wheel is protected with spray shield including the valve prior to been sprayed with primer. After 30 minutes of gentle heat with a local infrared heat lamp the wheel is ready for the application of the base coat.

Step Four:A base coat is blended using a range of BMW paint tints in order to create a perfect colour match for your wheel. The tints are taken from the very latest digital paint mixing system known as the BMW Colour system. Each wheel is given 2 to 3 applications of the base coat in order to achieve a deep factory finish with an exposure to gentle heat between each coat.

Step Five:Quality checks are carried out by the Technicians and only when they are satisfied with the base coat application are the final stages of lacquer applied in order to seal the colour and protect the wheel.

Want to see more? View the video of this wheel repair at www.youtube.com/sandalbmw Want a quotation on your car? Ask one of Sandal Huddersfield or Sandal Wakefield’s Service Advisors Sandal Living 29


Sandal Living.... Restaurant Review a world of quality, innovation and value!

315 Bar and Restaurant Lepton, Huddersfield, HD8 0LX Situated on the A642 Wakefield Road, 315 is on a road well used by Sandal's Marketing Manager as the restaurant sits mid-way between both Huddersfield and Wakefield Dealerships. The transformation of the building from the former publican house is stunning, all that was left were the outer walls of the building and a totally new warm and friendly interior awaits customers. Greg has been wanting to try 315 since it opened and wasn't disappointed when he sampled their menu for Sandal Living. “After seeing the building work develop and the level of investment that has been made I knew that it would have to be special to keep customers returning but I honestly wasn't expecting such a fantastic fine dining experience that awaited my wife and I.

RESERVATIONS CALL 01484 602 613 Food served: Monday - Saturday: 12-9pm (last booking 8.45pm) Sunday: 12-5pm (last booking 4.45pm)

Both of us couldn't make our minds up from the starter menu, 315's own Prawn Cocktail (£6.50) or Crayfish and Crab wrapped in a nori seaweed parcel served with ginger, lime and coriander dressing on a beansprout salad (£6.75) or.... then I saw the dessert menu, two of my all-time favourites, Sticky toffee pudding and Bread and Butter Pudding. Knowing that these delights were waiting both of us passed on starters.”

315 offers a choice of À la carte, Mid-Week, Lunch and Casual Dining menus. For this evening Greg chose the Wild Duck Breast served with chicory and confit sweet potato fondant with a blackberry and red wine sauce (£16.95) and Tracey went with Belly Pork served with an apple fondant, smoked bacon and sage dauphinoise potato and poached little gem lettuce with a red wine sauce (£15.50). “Prior to the meal a selection of homemade breads were offered from the basket which was a lovely touch. Naturally an extensive wine and drinks choice was available but as another nice touch, recommendations were given in the menu to accompany some of the dishes.” The food was delivered with a selection of vegetables (£2.95). Commenting on the food Greg said “Its was incredible, beautifully presented with superb balances of flavours. The chicory was delightful and the duck moist and tender. Tracey's Pork was also to the highest standard and thoroughly delicious. The only problem was we were too full to order the dessert, but I will do, very soon, who knows next time we may even stay over in one 315's ten, five star AA rated bedrooms, apparently they do an excellent Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Package!”

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Back by popular demand 2 Course Menu for ONLY £15.95 Our 2 Course Menu is only available Monday to Wednesday Evening. To take advantage of this offer, please call to make your reservation!

Why not come and stay at our AA 5 Star rated accommodation and enjoy a lovely lunch in our restaurant, where the menu incorporates the best of modern British dishes with European influences.

For more information about booking your function or wedding at 315 Bar & Restaurant call Emma on 01484 602 613 315 Wakefield Road, Lepton, Huddersfield HD8 0LX www.315BarAndRestaurant.co.uk info@315BarAndRestaurant.co.uk

Order two main courses Monday to Saturday in January and February 2013 between 12pm and 3pm and we will give you the


THE VALUE OF PERFECT ENGINEERING

No prizes for guessing the ‘Best Compact Executive Car 2012’, as chosen by ‘What Car?’. It is, after all, a title the BMW 3 Series has retained for the last seven years. What might come as a surprise is that this award-winning performance is available with an attractive monthly payment.

BMW Select representative example for the new BMW 316d Sport Saloon Term of agreement

47 monthly payments

On the road cash price*

Customer deposit

Dealer deposit contribution

Total deposit

Total amount of credit

48 months

£359.00

£27,080.00

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Official fuel economy figures for the new BMW 3 Series Saloon Range: Urban 24.5-57.6mpg (11.1–4.9l/100km). Extra Urban 41.5-80.7mpg (6.4-3.5l/100km). Combined 35.8-68.9mpg (7.9-4.1l/100km). CO2 emissions 186-109g/km. Offer available on selected BMW 3 Series Saloon models ordered between 1 November 2012 and 31 December 2012 and registered by 31 December 2012, subject to availability. Finance examples are based on BMW Select agreements for a BMW 316d Sport Saloon with optional metallic paint with a contract mileage of 32,000 miles and an excess mileage charge of 5.40p per mile *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Dealer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Option to purchase fee and optional final payment payable at the end of the agreement if you decide to purchase the vehicle. Excess mileage charges and vehicle condition charges may be payable if you return the vehicle. Prices are correct at time of publication November 2012 and are subject to change without notice. Retail customers only. Finance is subject to credit acceptance and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands or Isle of Man). Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Advertised finance is provided by BMW Financial Services, Bartley Way, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 9UF. We commonly, but not exclusively, introduce customers to BMW Financial Services. This introduction does not amount to independent financial advice.

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INVOLTINI DI SALMONE AFFUMICATO (Smoked Salmon with mascarpone prawns) Prep time: 15-20 minutes - Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 1 packet of smoked salmon (large slices) 1 tub mascarpone cheese Fresh water prawns 1 lemon (zest and juice) Salt, Pepper, Fresh Dill Basil infused olive oil and a balsamic reduction (both widely available pre made)

Method: First mix the mascarpone cheese with half a juiced lemon and zest of the full lemon, add little chopped fresh dill. Add some of the fresh water prawns (can be done with lobster for extra indulgence). Season with salt and pepper to taste. On your work surface lay a piece of cling film out and in the middle arrange the smoked salmon to form a square shape. Take a spoon of the mascarpone mixture and place in the middle of the salmon and bring the sides of the cling film up to form a ball. Twist the cling film firmly to make a ball shape and refrigerate for at least two hours. To Serve: Thinly slice some cucumber on a plate and place the unwrapped salmon parcel on top. Garnish with fresh dill and a basil infused olive oil and a balsamic reduction.


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THE SUN, THE MOON AND THE STARS. THE LUXURIOUS BMW 6 SERIES RANGE, FEATURING THE NEW BMW 6 SERIES GRAN COUPÉ. The elegantly-styled BMW 6 Series family was completed in June 2012 with the launch of the stunning new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé. Joining the BMW 6 Series Coupé and Convertible, the Gran Coupé blends athletic coupé design with the comfort and practicality of an executive saloon, this latest four-door variant appeals on many levels.

But above all, this is a driver’s car, with a range of powerful yet highly efficient engines, Drive Performance Control and eight-speed Sport t ra n s m i s s i o n t h a t d e l i ver s ex h i l a ra t i n g performance. Lavishly appointed, the carefully considered standard specification includes Dakota leather upholstery, 18" alloy wheels, Xenon headlights,

BMW Multimedia Navigation and a host of innovative BMW ConnectedDrive technologies that enhance your connectivity whilst on the move. To add to the sense of exclusivity, the list of highly desirable optional equipment includes Head-up display and Lane Departure Warning for even more peace of mind.

Official fuel economy figures for the new BMW 6 Series Range: Urban 22.8–41.5mpg (12.4–6.8l/100km). Extra Urban 40.9–57.6mpg (6.9–4.9l/100km). Combined 31.7–50.4mpg (8.9–5.6l/100km). CO2 emissions 206–148g/km. *Offer available to business users only, figures exclude VAT. Hiring

The BMW 6 Series range available on BMW Contract Hire.

640d SE Coupé from £599 per month (plus deposit* ) 1

640d SE Gran Coupé from £669 per month (plus deposit* ) 2

640d SE Convertible from £699 per month (plus deposit* ) 3

example is based on a 36 month BMW Contract Hire agreement. (*1) BMW 640d SE Coupé: Deposit of £3,594 followed by 35 monthly rentals of £599.00, Contract mileage of 24,000 miles. Mileage charge in excess of contract mileage 11.33 pence per mile. (*2) BMW 640d SE Gran Coupé: Deposit of £4,014 followed by 35 monthly rentals of £669.00, Contract mileage of 24,000 miles. Mileage charge in excess of contract mileage 9.33 pence per mile. (*3) BMW 640d SE Convertible: Deposit of £4,194 followed by 35 monthly rentals of £699.00, Contract mileage of 24,000 miles. Mileage charge in excess of contract mileage 14.25 pence per mile. Vehicle condition charges may apply at end of agreement. Figures are correct at time of going to publication and are subject to BMW EfficientDynamics reduces BMW emissions without compromising performance developments and is standard across the model range. change without notice. All hiring is subject to status and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands). Guarantees and indemnities may be required. We can arrange finance and hiring facilities for you.

For more information or to arrange a test drive contact Sandal on 01484 515515 or 01924 433500.


THE NEW DRIVING FORCE BEHIND ENGLAND RUGBY.

NEW PETROL EFFICIENT DYNAMICS MODEL. From November, the BMW EfficientDynamics range welcomes the arrival of the first petrol model to its line-up. The new BMW 320i EfficientDynamics Saloon enjoys the same high specification as its diesel counterpart and also boasts impressive performance figures. Its BMW TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder petrol engine and manual transmission is capable of 0-62mph in 7.6 seconds yet emissions are just 124g/km and fuel consumption

BMW and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) recently announced a groundbreaking partnership to develop the future talent of English rugby – The BMW Performance Academy – which will be part of the RFU National Academy Programme. An initial pool of more than 30 players has been selected and, based on their considered potential to graduate to the elite England team, these members of the BMW Performance Academy will receive tailored support to help them progress. As a major supporter of motorsport, golf and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, BMW is passionate about helping sportsmen and women achieve their full potential.

an impressive 53.3mpg on the combined cycle. To see how it performs on the road, call a member of our Sales team on 01484 515515 or 01924 433500 or visit our website www.sandalbmw.co.uk to arrange a test drive.

BMW WINS THE 2012 DTM TITLE BMW EfficientDynamics reduces BMW emissions without compromising performance developments and is standard across the model range.

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A dream come true: A fourth win of the season at the wheel of the BMW Bank M3 DTM in the tenth and final DTM race of the year saw Bruno Spengler win the drivers’ title and cap an outstanding comeback season for BMW Motorsport. BMW also won the manufacturers’ title in Hockenheim, while BMW Team Schnitzer ended the season at the top of the team standings after a dramatic finale. Augusto Farfus, who started from pole position, came home in third to finish the season on the podium.

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FIND THE MONEY TO PAY FOR YOUR BMW SERVICING HERE.

SERVICING FROM JUST 17p PER DAY. Wouldn't it be good to know all of your servicing costs in advance? Well, that's exactly what our BMW Service Inclusive provides. This must-have package covers all your regular servicing requirements for up to 5 years or 60,000 miles (whichever comes first) from just £300. It's available for up to 60 days after you've purchased your new car and works out as little as 17p a day. The prices quoted are based on BMW 1 Series and X1 models. Please see the chart to the left for prices on the full range of models. BMW Service Inclusive is an inflation-proof, single, one-off, advance payment ensuring you both driving pleasure and peace of mind in one. By paying up front there are no nasty surprises. Service Inclusive covers oil service, engine oil top-ups between services, safety check and renewal of air conditioning microfilter, sparkplugs, brake fluid and fuel filter on diesel models. You can upgrade to Service Inclusive Plus, which covers everything in Service Inclusive as well as maintenance items such as replacement brake pads, brake discs and windscreen wipers. All work is carried out by BMW Approved Technicians using Genuine BMW Parts that come with a two-year guarantee.

BMW 1 Series and X1 models - £300 BMW 3 Series, X3 and Z4 models - £350 BMW 5 Series, 5GT and 6 Series models - £400 BMW X5 and X6 models = £400 BMW 7 Series models come with service inclusive as standard M Cars - £1,000

What's more, should you sell your BMW before your Service Inclusive package expiries, its benefits can be transferred to the new owner, subsequently enhancing the resale value of your BMW. For more information, terms and conditions, and a full list of prices call Sandal Huddersfield on 01484 515515, Sandal Wakefield on 01924 433500 or visit sandalbmw.co.uk

When choosing your wedding rings, Image can help you with that all important decision. Diamonds to add sparkle to her life, A shaped design to compliment an existing engagement ring or a Bespoke design, exclusive and original. And because it’s his day too, we have an extensive selection of Gents Rings. For the perfect couple on Your Special Day and Forever

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Sandal's Annual Golf Day tee’d up another great golfing experience. The top twelve scoring golfers who competed in Sandal BMW and MINI's own golf day got to compete in the world's biggest amateur golf competition, the BMW Golf Cup International. The regional qualifier was held at Royal Birkdale in Merseyside after Sandal's own golf days. From there, the top six players went through to the British Final at the world famous Turnberry course in Scotland. This year Paul Chambers, a Sandal Wakefield customer qualified and enjoyed a wonderful two night golfing experience courtesy of Sandal and BMW. After driving up through some of the country's most spectacular scenery, Paul was met by Sandal's host, Jason Carter (both pictured right) and had the time to freshen up prior to an 18 hole practice round. For non-playing guests the opportunity to tour the hotel kitchens and watch the Turnberry Executive Chef and his team in action with a cookery demonstration was provided. An evening drinks reception was held prior to a wonderful evening dinner. All that was needed was a good night's sleep, dreaming of what may come the next day. With the morning sunrise, the hotel quickly started to buzz with excited golfers all hoping to be in with a chance to win a place to the world final held at The Fancourt, in South Africa. After Breakfast, the practice facilities were once again put to good use. Paul thoroughly enjoyed his round saying “I am very grateful to Sandal, I knew the event would be great but it was absolutely out of this world. The course is stunning and to be fair my game wasn't bad. The hospitality from the start at Sandal's own day through to Turnberry was first class.” Paul came in a very respectable 12th position scoring 29 points. If you haven't as yet played in our complimentary Golf Day and would like to join Sandal in 2013, please either complete the online form at www.sandalbmw.info/golf or call Dan or Greg on 01924 433500. Any customers who already have played in our competition will be automatically re-invited. Guests watched Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie play three holes on the Ailsa Course before the evening Champagne Reception, Gala Dinner. The Prize Presentation completed the evening's entertainment and guests were then allowed to utilise the hotels facilities for their final night's stay.

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women

Above: Marc Cain Available from the Marc Cain Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. Left: Jersey Taupe/Black Shift Dress by Joseph Ribkoff Available at The Old Post Office Almondbury Huddersfield tel 01484 427257

Winter is the time for cosy knitwear. Shaded and brushed mohair, Cashmere, both soft gentle and incredibly cosy. For the layered look team with a figure hugging short jacket or waistcoat on top of a long jumper or cardigan or set the tone with luxurious sports wear such as the modern zipper, teamed with Leggings. Leather or Slim trousers tucked into long leather boots. Add a bit of sparkle with sequined jumpers and cardigans.

Above: Chic fur-trimmed jacket and peg-topped trouser outfit Right: Black fine tweed dress Both from Luisa Cerano available from Helen Sykes Fashions of Leeds. Stanningley Road, Leeds LS12 3PL

The word on street style is clearly show detail, reflecting zippers, bullet buttons in gun metal and cool graffiti prints Fur is simulated with jersey and leather trimmings. Neon pink infuses freshness and contrasts well with anthracite along with soft cream tones Small shoulder bags are the new favourite accessory.

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BMW Lifestyle is packed with new and award-winning gifts and accessories for work and play: gifts that everyone will love way beyond the festive season. Away from the hustle and bustle of crowded shops and stores, you can relax in our dealership as you choose from a range of superior quality leather goods, practical travel equipment, allseason men’s and ladies’ wear, and a diverse selection of innovative BMW-branded accessories such as watches, key rings, umbrellas and sun glasses. BMW Lifestyle also includes the unique Sports ranges, exclusive to the competitive worlds of Golf, Yachting and Motorsport, and a special range of presents for children in the BMW Kids’ Collection. Every Lifestyle item comes with the hallmark craftsmanship, outstanding design and innovative functionality as BMW cars, providing exceptional value and pleasure. A two-year warranty

brings added peace of mind. The Men’s Wallet for the BMW Collection, for example, is carefully crafted from soft, durable black leather. It has a roomy coin section, space for eight credit cards and compartments for a driving licence and other documents. The Kids’ Collection includes the stylish JOY T-Shirt and Hoody, the innovative Kidsbike and the exciting Baby Racer for the racing drivers of tomorrow. Suitable for children aged 18 months to 3 years, the Baby Racer II Motorsport has noisereducing rubber tyres to please mums and dads, and ‘sports steering wheel’, ‘front spoiler’ and ‘speedometer’ to delight little ones. For more information, or to make a purchase from the BMW Lifestyle Collection, please drop by the dealerships or call us on 01484 515515 or 01924 433500. Happy shopping!

Fashion

men

ROY ROBSON

The autumn / winter collections are always heavier in both look and fabrics. Winter Brogues in shoes are really exciting as two tone colours become evident. Denims are darker with a swing to ring denim. Teaming up with tweedy jackets and country style knitwear with sleeve patching these styles are almost in every collection. The scarf is still the ultimate accessory and along with g l ove s m a ke exc e l l e n t presents. Winter clothing can be more interesting than summer. Find an excellent brand mix at Dawson and Hall in Holmfirth with designers Gant, Paul and Shark, Bugatti, Roy Robson, Eden Park and Cheaney shoes to name a few.

GANT

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Les Entwhistle has been working at Sandal for over 12 years and is a very keen photographer. Sandal Living are delighted to be able to show some of his latest pictures. Les and his wife, who also shares his passion for photography took these photos on their recent holiday to Reiff, a small settlement at the western end of the Coigach Peninsula in northwest Scotland. Les told Sandal Living “A few years ago we bought our first digital camera and really caught the bug. Both of us love trying to capture the moment and enjoy the editing side as well. It’s great to keep looking back and seeing how our work is progressing.”

BMW’s with One Advance Payment from as little as £1,199

If you qualify for the Motability Car Scheme, you can now be driving a brand new BMW for a lot less than you think. One Advance Payment from as little as £1,199 is all you need to lease a brand new BMW. There are no additional costs as the scheme includes comprehensive insurance cover for you and up to two nominated drivers, road tax, servicing, maintenance, windscreen and tyre replacement, a 60,000 mileage allowance and accident and breakdown cover. With plenty of models to choose from, the BMW range is one of the largest available on the scheme, comprising 185 variants and spanning a variety of different bodystyles. There's the popular compact BMW 1 Series Sports Hatch, Coupé and Convertible, the versatile new X1, offering all-wheel-drive, or the popular BMW 3 Series Saloon, Coupé 40 Sandal Living

and new Touring models. Recognised as the ultimate driving machine every BMW has a full range of BMW EfficientDynamics technologies, which improve performance whilst reducing fuel consumption and emissions. You are also assured of high standard specification and the peace of mind of expert support and advice. Our accredited Motability Sales Specialists understands the needs of Motability customers and is on hand to answer questions on how the scheme works and help with the selection of the right car either at the dealership or in the comfort of the customer's own home. For more details, please contact our Motability Sales Specialists on 01484 515515 or 01924 433500.


WHEN TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW 7°C IT’S TIME FOR A WINTER TYRE CHANGE.

Braking distance from 60mph on wet roads below 7°C.* Winter Tyres

4.8m

65.7m

Summer Tyres

70.5m

Braking distance from 20mph on icy roads.* Winter Tyres

11m

57m

Summer Tyres

68m

Please note, diagram is not drawn to scale. *Braking distance and wear rate information supplied by Continental Tyres.

Investing in winter tyres and wheels now will save you money and offer you all the benefits they provide during the cold months ahead.

Sipes. An increased number of sipes makes the tread more flexible and enhances traction on slippery surfaces.

Tread. Open tread blocks allow the tyre to dissipate standing water much easier than a standard tyre.

With twice as many accidents happening in the winter than the summer, it's a fact that driving conditions can become much more treacherous when the days get shorter and the weather gets colder. The benefits of winter tyres are clear to see but swapping between winter and standard tyres reduces tyre wear which means they could be the only additional set of tyres you need during your ownership of the car. Sandal can supply a set of Winter wheels and tyres from as little as £35 per month*, allowing you to save wear on your standard tyres. Standard tyres wear faster when the temperature drops below 7 degrees and of course do not have the same road holding & safety characteristics that Winter tyres have. By fitting Winter tyres now (which are generally cheaper to buy than standard tyres) you also will be ensuring that you have the maximum tread & road holding through this and future winters.

Complete winter wheel and tyre packages starting from

£640

Grooves. Because snow adheres to itself better than rubber, narrow channels between the blocks are used to trap snow in the tread, where it can stick to snow on the road.

inc VAT

Compound: Special rubber compounds enable the tread remain soft and flexible at low temperatures.

BE PREPARED, ORDER TODAY BEFORE STOCKS SELL OUT.

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BMW Accessory Loan example:

01484 515515

Total Cash Price of goods

Deposit

23 monthly payments

Total amount of credit

Total amount payable

APR

Representative APR

£750.00

£0.00

£35.00

£750.00

£840.00

11.7%

11.7%

Sandal Wakefield 01924 433500

Retail customers only. Finance is subject to credit acceptance and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands). Guarantees and indemnities may be required.

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REFINEMENT TO THE POWER OF SEVEN. One of the joys of driving BMW’s flagship model is experiencing the very latest technological advances. The new BMW 7 Series features the complete range of EfficientDynamic technologies, from the use of our most advanced engines to lightweight body construction, which combine to raise the bar in terms of both performance and economy. Then, there’s BMW ConnectedDrive with useful innovations such as Real-Time Traffic Information and a range of sophisticated online ‘office’ connectivity features, so you remain informed wherever you are. This new model also sees the introduction of BMW’s next generation navigation system. The new interface includes a higher resolution display with more intuitive functionality and 3D models for fifty major European cities.

The BMW 7 Series available on

Contract Hire from only £599 per month plus deposit. For more information or to arrange a test drive contact Sandal on 01484 515515 or 01924 433500 Official fuel economy figures for the BMW 730d SE: Extra Urban 51.4mpg (5.5l/100km). Urban 31.4mpg (9.0l/100km). Combined 41.5mpg (6.8l/100km). CO2 emissions 178g/km. *Offer available to business users only, figures exclude VAT. Hiring example is based on a 36 month BMW Contract Hire agreement with a deposit of £3,594.04 followed by 35 monthly rentals of £599.00 and a contract mileage of 24,000 miles. Mileage charge in excess of contract mileage 11.33 pence per mile for the model stated, a BMW 730d SE. Vehicle condition charges may apply at end of agreement. Figures are correct at time of going to publication and are subject to change without notice. All hiring is subject to status and available to over 18s in the UK only (excluding the Channel Islands). Guarantees and indemnities may be required. We can arrange finance and hiring facilities for you.

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Italian Design comes to Redbrick. Nuovo Living is a new and exciting store recently opened at the Redbrick Mill, Batley. Nuovo are focused on offering new ideas in furniture and design with Inspiration created by Italian brands such as Calligaris famous for its wide range of stylish dining solutions, from beautiful extending tables featuring easy to use extension systems (available in a variety of glass or wood options), to Calligaris sofa’s giving you that made to measure look, and with practical TV, sideboard and storage solutions Nuovo are confident you will find everything to make your house a home. Visit the showroom located on the ground floor within the Redbrick Mill, or book a free home visit. Nuovo Living. Redbrick, 218 Bradford Road, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 6JF www.nuovoliving.co.uk

DISCOVER THE DETAILS. BMW MINIATURES BMW has been dedicated to the sheer driving pleasure since 1929. The Original BMW Miniatures collection offers you the opportunity to get up close and personal with over 80 years of fascinating automobile history. Discover the incredible detail that has been achieved in months of development work. These hand-crafted miniatures are mini masterpieces, many of them involving over 100 process steps with

tiny individual components.The finished models are a fitting tribute to the perfection of the original cars. They are even painted in the original BMW paintwork colours. A selection of models are always available to view and purchase within our showrooms. Alternatively, your chosen model can be ordered via our parts department. For further information please call 01484 515515 or 01924 433500.

Bling in the home is the way to go and featured above are a few examples of what can be found at Lionhart Boutique, who have 5 boutique showrooms over 2 floors. Visit them at 25 Victoria Street, Holmfirth. HD9 7DF or at www.lionhartboutique.com

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