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European Shipping Update

Since January 1st I have been offering UPS Express as an option for shipping to Europe. Unfortunately it has become apparent that UPS are woefully under-prepared to handle European shipments at the moment. Their customs declaration forms are not being … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Delivery Update

Royal Mail are suspending the delivery guarantee on Special Delivery orders placed on 23rd December. Please bear that in mind if ordering for dispatch 23rd In light of the changing coronavirus restrictions announced on Saturday 19th December 2020, we have made … Continue reading

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Postal Delays

Unless you have been living under a rock you will know that we are in the second wave of the CV-19 pandemic. As such and compounded by the time of year, Royal Mail is under extreme pressure and mail is … Continue reading

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Orders to EU – Update 6/1/21

Clarifying the new rules for EU orders: All orders to non-UK destinations are charged minus VAT.  This now includes EU countries. You will need to be signed in to an account with a registered address outside of the UK on … Continue reading

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Christmas 2020 Posting Dates

Office Hours I will be answering email/phone as usual up to Thursday 24th then closed until Monday January 4th (although I will be checking emails during this time). Shipping Cut-Off Dates Please remember that no service is 100% guaranteed and … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Change To Saturday Service

From this Saturday, May 2nd, Royal Mail are suspending delivery of letters on Saturdays to concentrate on delivering parcel and tracked services. From 2 May we will temporarily no longer deliver letters on a Saturday. We will continue to provide … Continue reading

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Easter Bank Holiday Hours

I am sure I won't be alone in completely forgetting about Easter this year. However certain things are immutable, such as carriers closing over the long weekend. I will not be dispatching orders tomorrow (Friday 10th) or Monday 13th. Things … Continue reading

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Shipping Update

I received the following notification from Royal Mail yesterday. Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pmWe will no longer guarantee deliveries by 1pm the next working day for items posted from Thursday 19 March 2020 onwards.  As a result, we will not … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019 Posting Dates

Office Hours Due to the way the Bank Holidays fall during Christmas/New Year week I will be answering email/phone as usual up to Tuesday 24th then closed until Thursday January 2nd. Shipping Cut-Off Dates Please remember that no service is … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Post

Monday is the last Bank Holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland before Christmas so the usual holiday dispatch rules apply – orders received up to 1pm Friday will be dispatched as normal and orders received after that will dispatch … Continue reading

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