Herald - Issue 374

v GET MOVING WITH THE HERALD v Page 68 • The HERALD • 20th June 2019 145 Long Lane, Holbury SO45 2NZ Tel: 023 8024 3300 NOWOPEN SUNDAYS FROM 10AM-2PM FOR ALL YOUR MOTORING NEEDS LOCALLY • Free fit batteries (most cars) • Free fit wiper blades • Battery chargers • Oils • Braking • Service parts • Tools/tool hire • Car paints • Engine management diagnostics/reset • Towing accessories • Number plates • Exhaust systems • Steering/suspension • Haynes manuals W: www.cobramotorcomponents.co.uk E: sales@cobramotorcomponents.co.uk SOUTHAMPTON 023 8069 5311 Fax: 023 8069 5963 • www.towbarservices.com Pavilion Close, Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh SO50 7PS TOWBAR SERVICES EC/94/20 Type Approved Towbars TRADE ENQUIRIES WELCOME Full Workshop Facilities & Extensive Accessory Shop We Provide a Professional Service by Trained Fitters at Very Competitive Prices TOWBAR SERVICES LTD u Witter Main Agent Hampshire’s No.1 Mobile Towbar Fitting Service Extensive Range of Quality Towbars Light Boards • Stabilisers • Hitchlocks • Number Plates • Electrics • Trailer Sales/Hire • Nudge Bars for Private & Commercial Vehicles • DIY Towbar Kits • Cycle Carriers BIKERS ASKED TO STEP UP A GEAR Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) have launched their new community fundraising campaign ‘I Ride for HIOWAA’. e campaign calls upon bikers across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to come together as a community to raise awareness and vital funds for the Air Ambulance. As part of the launch, the Charity have released a biker awareness video. Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Chief Executive and long-time biker, Alex Lochrane commented: “Last month we attended 162 incidents, almost 14% of which were road traffic incidents. As a biker, it’s reassuring to know that the Air Ambulance is there for the biking community should the worst happen.” Bikers are encouraged to join the ‘I Ride for HIOWAA’ Facebook group, a hub for sharing knowledge, riding anecdotes, motorcycle photographs and safety tips. Graham Earl, who was rescued by HIOWAA in 2017, a er he was involved in a collision on his motorbike, commented: “I don’t know how things would have been if it weren’t for the exceptional treatment I received by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Critical Care Team at the roadside”. Animal Accident Card e New Forest Animal Accident Cards are widely available from various outlets including e Herald o ce at 2 High Street, Hythe. e cards provide vital information and contact numbers for drivers travelling across the New Forest, and remind drivers that it is the law to report any road tra c accident involving a pony, cow, donkey, pig, sheep, dog or deer, by calling 999 in an emergency or 101 in a non-emergency, within 24 hours. Absolutely free, the credit card size cards easily t into a wallet or purse and have the numbers to ring if you are involved in, or witness, an accident involving an animal. Issued by the National Park Authority. To report sick, injured or distressed commoning animals in the New Forest, call the Verderers’ O ce on 023 8028 2052 (Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm) or the Forestry Commission on 0300 067 4600 (24 hours). To pick up your card, go along to e Herald o ce, where you can also pick up a free car window sticker with the message ‘I Go Slow for Ponies’.