Vehicles at Silly Billy’s – Lots of Them

Lots of New and Exciting Vehicles at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

We always have lots of exciting Vehicles and always have new vehicles coming in to our toy shop.
Right now we have vehicles from Playmobil in both the 1.2.3 range for younger children and also the standard Playmobil Range.
Also we have LEGO vehicles, die-cast vehicles, Matchbox vehicles and many more, why not check out the Vehicles range at Silly Billy’s this Easter Weekend, we are open all weekend and don’t forget that on Easter Monday 2nd April 2018 we have the amazing Duck Race in Hebden Bridge, organised by the stalwart Hebden Bridge Rotary Club, this year they have gone the extra mile and had a very stable commentating platform built above Duck Island by the guys from Omega Scaffolding.

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Platio turns footpaths into solar collectors

Platio turns footpaths into solar collectors

Platio is a brand-new business from Hungary devoted to putting photo-voltaic panels practically all over the world! They’re beginning with walkways, also called sidewalks in the USA and footpaths in the UK

Founded by a group of engineers and designers the system utilises strong photo-voltaic panels overlaid on plastic support that makes sure the panels won’t break when stepped on or rolled over which each panel gets in touch with the next firmly. Imre Sziszk is a mechanical engineer who developed the injection-molded bases while Mikls Ilys and Jzsef Cseh worked to make sure that the panels look excellent and work effectively.

They’ve raised $70,000 for the job up until now and they’ve offered 150 square meters of solar tile for their pilot tasks.

The item is recycled from plastic waste and they click together and interlock like LEGO. Electric wires inside the panels link effortlessly too, guaranteeing you can position them and forget them.

The creators are youth pals and eco-friendly innovation lovers, stated Sziszk. 2 years back, as all us occurred to transfer to Budapest we began hang out once again and understood as having know-how in extremely different fields we interact effectively. We began this job 2 years back, and established our business a year earlier, read more about this amazing environmentally sound creation here

The job is still a bit pie-in-the-sky however I saw the real item at the Smart City Expo and the group is currently delivering item to pilot clients. Its a remarkable effort to produce complimentary energy and decrease waste at the very same time and, as the group composes, its an option to the dismaying routine concrete paving components.

Here in Hebden Bridge the blog author suspects that the weather and comparative LUX levels would not be good enough for this sort of Technology to take off here in Yorkshire, where Silly Billy’s Toy Shop is based.

Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/22/platio-turns-sidewalks-into-a-solar-collectors/

(This article has been spun by an automated AI Spinner so might not read as well as it potentially could! Robert A Williams, Ed.)

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Festive Fandango 2017 and More News

The Festive Fandango 2017 sees a wider geographical area coming into play with Mytholmroyd
retail shops and restaurants taking part in the glory that is the Festive Fandango.

So what’s it all about?

Well, The Festive Fandango is an Annual event in Hebden Bridge and now Mytholmroyd, encouraging folk to shop local via a superb incentive of exciting vouchers and entry into a competition to Win a Massive hamper of goodies. So all you have to do is collect a sticker at Participating Outlets including both Homely At Hebden and Silly Billy’s Toy Shop on Old Gate, this can be done all through December 2017 from this Friday December 1st. You need to collect Five different stickers from five different outlets and then you can submit your completed card for entry into the Prize Draw and also collect a voucher book from the Visitor Centre in Hebden Bridge.

So on the 1st December is Festive Fandango and then on Saturday 2nd December, we have Small Business Saturday.
Festive Fandango

Come to Silly Billy’s Toy Shop from Friday to Collect your Festive Fandango Stickers and get a Festive Fandango 2017 card should you need one.
Also we would like to give a shout out for Blazing Saddles Bicycle Shop just round the corner from us on West End who have bicycles for children of all ages, please see their flyer below for more information.
On Sunday 3rd December there is a Fund-Raising Event in Heywood being organised by one of our LEGO officanados, see the flyer below.

This will be their 1st LEGO show that they  have done.Raising money for Bury Cancer Support. Fairy Bricks. And St Luke’s School.
Fairy_Bricks

Lastly we were told of some upsetting news about a break in at Fairybricks HQ so this event is now more important then ever !!!!
LEGO masters Nate and Ste are there all day as well as AFOL from around the UK!!
With some fantastic displays. Hopefully this will be the 1st of many !
Next time more schools involved and we can make something truly special happen !

 

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Christmas Competition 2017

Christmas Competition 2017 – The Big One

This is the biggest competition we have run EVER at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop.

Christmas Competition 2017 RULES

We are trying to make the rules as simple as possible, so all you need to do is Like, Share and Tag one friend preceded by the text #SillyBillys on this Facebook Post. So if you are not on Facebook we are afraid you cannot enter.

Names will be drawn at random via an app called Woobox through the Facebook entrants that have followed the correct procedure at approximately mid-day on Sunday 10th December 2017

You can enter from anywhere in the UK and we will post the items to you free of charge if necessary.

This is what you can win, 1 of each of the following:

  • Playmobil Dragons 9247 Astrid & Stormfly
  • LEGO Ninjago 70611 Water Strider
  • LEGO DUPLO 10572 Creative Play All-in-One-Box-of-Fun
  • Altogether with a Total Value at RRP £89.97

We have run Christmas Competitions in the past though none as big as this and we really hope you can take part and enjoy joining in, it really is so simple. In fact Robert A Williams (excluded from this competition as a direct employee of Silly Billy’s) have demonstrated how to take part by commenting on the Facebook Christmas 2017 Competition Post.

Please take part and please tell your friends and help spread the word.


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Some New Products – Christmas 2017

Here are some new Products that we have recently brought in to Silly Billy’s Toy Shop.

After the recent sad demise of the Tree House on Market Street, Silly Billy’s are happy to announce that we now have a greater selection of Wooden Toys and we plan on stocking even more Wooden Toys in 2018.
Wooden toys
Recently we have brought into our Toy Shop, after some customer requests, Modelling Ballons at only £1.50 for 15
Modelling BalloonsWe also now have painting aprons for the younger children and also a wide selection of paints, including Poster Paints in Primary Colours at £2.50, also Finger Paints at £5.99, we also have Crayola Colours in various forms, including an 18 Colour palette of Kids Paint at £4.99 plus various Chunky Crayons and Finger paints for our younger creative audience.
Finger Paints

Painting / Play Apron
Painting Apron

So these craft toys and other toys may not necessarily just be for Christmas 2017, unlike the amazing LEGO Ninjago range which is proving to be immensely popular; although we do tend to sell a lot of toys and crafty gifts like this over the Christmas period, as well as many Pocket Money Toys, did you know we have Toys from 50 pence here at Silly Billy’s. Where else can you buy a gift, fun thing, for 50 Pence (GBP) ?

Countdown to Christmas 2017
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This post like all the others in this blog is created by Robert A Williams who is posting one post a day up to Christmas Eve 2017 for Silly Billy’s Toy Shop in an attempt to increase our blog following and Social Media presence. If you haven’t done it already it is definitely worth following Silly Billy’s on Facebook

Other New Products Include a very lovely marble based Solitaire set from The House of Marbles
Solitaire

And an updated version of Bananagrams, the fantastic anagram game which would make a great gift for Christmas.
Bananagrams

Go WILD with the Word race game that drives you Bananas

  • The addictive word game just got WILDER. Introducing BANANAGRAMS WildTiles
  • As players race to build crossword grids, now there are 6 special tiles they can pick up and play as many times as needed, standing in for any letter
  • Suitable for 1 to 8 players.
  • A must for holidays.
  • Bananagrams Wild Tiles is suitable for ages 5 years and over

Other Exciting Games for Christmas 2017 and All Year round:

  • Pass The Pigs
  • Scrabble, Senior, Junior and Travel Scrabble
  • Chess, Draughts
  • Travel Games, Ludo, Sea Battle, Travel Chess, Travel Snakes and Ladders
  • Large Board Snakes and Ladders
  • Solitaire
  • and many more, so pop in and see us at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop in Hebden Bridge

Games at Silly Billys

 

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