Monthly Archives: May 2021

Fire in a toy store in Chala

Panic reigned in the Chala market on Monday evening after a fire broke out at a wholesale toy store. Although there were no casualties, firefighters and police were kept going for about two hours. The fire was noticed around 5:15 p.m. at the Mahadev Toy Shop, near the Sree Padmanabha …

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Hidden magical toy store in North Yorkshire where only 45 people live

For over 30 years the Metcalfe family has lived in a constant state of recreation. Their toy store, Adventure Toys, is an independent store that has become a phenomenon for enthusiastic families and their children under the most unlikely of circumstances. The toy store was established in 1989 on the …

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How toy giants including Lego, Hasbro and Mattel are going green

Whether it’s using plant-based plastics, recycled materials, or collecting old items from consumers, the toy industry is striving to go green. In recent years, major brands in the industry – such as LEGO, Hasbro and Mattel – have launched various initiatives as part of a larger movement towards environmental responsibility. …

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Spotlight on Retail | Imagine Toy Shop: “Sometimes instead of waiting for customers, you have to go out and get them” – ToyNews

Wwith a bright green car used for make free deliveries up to an hour away or to get to local fairs where it settles, Maggie Tibbenham To has become a staple of the local community, while its toy store has become a central feature of the village center of Holmfirth. …

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How the giants of the toy industry are going green

Whether it’s using plant-based plastics, recycled materials, or collecting old items from consumers, the toy industry is striving to go green. In recent years, major brands in the industry – such as Lego, Hasbro and Mattel – have launched various initiatives as part of a larger movement towards environmental responsibility. …

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Woman dies after tripping into Llandudno Smyth toy store, investigation finds

Reporting on an investigation can be one of the most difficult types of stories a reporter can write. More often than not, these are emotionally charged proceedings attended by grieving people who are desperate for answers. Sometimes inquests can appear quite clinical due to a coroner’s need to remain impartial …

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The boss | Tim Ives of Basic Fun: “The toy industry is heading in an exciting direction” – ToyNews

This quarter, ToyNews is catching up Tim ives, the new Managing Director for UK and Basic Fun’s ROI to find out what the role means to him, his best career moments and the fortuitous nature of Lincoln Logs launch in the UK Hi Tim, congratulations on the latest news and …

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The Sensory Toy Shop | “SEN toys deserve a presence on the High Street. And we provide that. – ToyNews

A recently opened toy store in the north of England outlined its plans to become a ‘center for Merseyside families’ by providing toys, products and resources for SEN children.The Sensory Toy Shop is an independent and inclusive toy store located in Wirral which, having opened on the day of the …

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Wirral toy store inspired by a ‘priceless’ moment

The owners of an inclusive toy store in Wirral were inspired by a poignant and priceless moment. Leanne and Adam Eaton opened Sensory Toy Shop on Mill Lane in Wallasey when the lockdown was eased last month. Responding to a wide variety of children’s needs, the couple say they hope …

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