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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Dan Wallace (Dan the Man)

Dan from 1983

The article below has been produced on this site with the kind permission of the Mansfield Chad, reporter Nick Brimacombe

HILDA Wallace knows more than most about the debilitating affects of
Alzheimer's Disease after her husband battled the illness for 12 years.
Dan Wallace, a father and former dog handler for 30 years with
Nottinghamshire Police, lost his fight for life on 29th January - his
wife's birthday.
Since her husband's passing, Hilda and others have continued to raise
money for the Alzheimer's Society and former Chad charity Central Notts
MIND to help raise their profiles and keep the services going.
This week, a new minibus was donated to MIND through the generous
fundraising efforts and officially named after Dan Wallace who also
worked as volunteer bus driver for MIND during his retirement.
"We are honoured as a family that MIND has chosen to dedicate the new
bus that they have just required through donations and fundraising to
Dan by officially naming it Dan the Man," said Hilda.
"Alzheimer's Disease is very individual in how it affects each person,
it is more than just memory loss, it causes total and irrevocable
personality changes."
Dan was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's Disease aged 62 and was
looked after by Hilda with help from staff at MIND, New Outlook and
Mansfield's Alzheimer's Society branch.
"Both MIND and the Alzheimer's Society rely on public generosity through
donations and fundraising," added Hilda.
"Recent cuts in services means that these charities have to work harder
at fundraising so that more local people can be helped."
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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Police Dogs in Leicestershire 1965

PD 'Copper' on the scale and retired PD 'Rusty' D.Simpson Leicester City Police

Dave Simpson, on the right circa 1965. He has supplied this photograph with a request that no one laughs.
What makes him think anyone would?

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Police Dog Trial 1925

I only wish it had sound