Reduced opening hours, closing early.

Thursday 4th January 2024

January and February are renowned for being notoriously quiet. With very little orders we have decided to close at 4pm instead of 5pm through this quiet time. If you need to visit the shop between 4pm and 5pm Mon to Fri then please do contact us where we will be more than happy to stop on for you.

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Latest hours

Wednesday 10th May 2023

Its been so busy lately that we have forgotten to update our hours. We are back to full time hours now. That being Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm we do not open on the weekends as we spend the weekends enjoying life with our families & friends.

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Latest hours

Wednesday 12th October 2022

In this new day and age and with the cost of electricity going through the roof we all have to watch the pennies. Given that we have decided that going into winter (as it is quieter) we will be closing at 4pm. So just to clarify new hours will be Mon to Fri 9am till 4pm. This is NOT set in stone, if we have orders to fulfil or if you cant visit us before 4pm just let us know and we will happily stay to 5pm. Its a bit of a flexible thing we are trialling for now. Watch this space for more updates.

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Welsh Landscapes on slate

Wednesday 21st September 2022

During the quiet spell over the summer we took the opportunity to do something different. Large linear slates with popular Welsh attractions engraved onto them. The photos do not do these justice they are simply beautiful. If you have a favourite place and would like it immortalised in slate just get in touch. We would be very happy to help you. Annette

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Full time ..... No time!!

Friday 20th May 2022

Well hello everyone. :D Its been a while since my last blog. What a transformation in work we have had. Gone from working 9 till 3pm with a lot of time spare in the day, to working 6am to 6pm simply to get through the volume of work that's come in. I use the time before 9am and after 5pm to really get stuck in as its out of hours so no interruptions. You are now welcome to pop along to the shop Mon to Fri between 9am & 5pm as we are now back to full time hours. Please don't ask about weekends though as far as i am concerned the words "work" and "weekend" should never be…

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Trophy orders starting to come in.

Wednesday 13th April 2022

Another trophy order going out by post today. 🚗 Choose your trophies from the comfort of your home, email it over to me. Receive your order in 2 - 3 days....... simples!! 😁 Thank you to all my loyal customers who have ordered with me so far, its very much appreciated.❤ More and more orders are being posted out like this. Its lovely to get the orders but i do miss the interaction with the customers too. One customer years ago had been recommended to come to me, he was told go and see Annette she is lovely but be warned she can talk for Wales. :D

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April fool

Friday 1st April 2022

As a bit of fun today I had this email, which I thought must be an April fool. I mean of all days to work late no one wants it to be a Friday do they. Work is still pretty quiet and I am still only working 9 till 3pm Monday to Friday. There are days when I stop on longer "work depending". Its probably best to call first if your thinking of popping into the shop just to make sure I am here and that you don't have a wasted journey.

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New Trophy Catalogues

Tuesday 8th February 2022

Well its been a strange couple of years hasn't it? The trophy industry has like a lot of other businesses really struggled. No new catalogues were produced for 2021 for obvious reasons. Heading into February we are now starting to have a couple of companies launch their new catalogues for 2022. Just rewards and Trendsetting awards are leading the way. Trophies for titles are yet to bring theirs out and Swatkins are not releasing one at all this year. Swatkins are simply increasing all the prices from their 2020 brochure by 20%. I wanted to make you aware of this as obviously its very misleading having a brochure online with incorrect prices. I will monitor how this goes and i…

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Opening hours update

Monday 24th January 2022

As yet we are still not seeing an increase in the trophy business. Therefore we will continue to monitor the situation and increase hours on an as and when needed basis. So for now its still Mon to Fri 9am to 3pm. If you need to see us outside of these hours just get in touch and we will arrange something. Feel free to browse the new catalogues and do not hesitate to get in touch if you need anything. In the meantime we will continue with our gift shop which of course as its an online shop is open 24/7 we cant guarantee to answer any queries straight away but will do so asap. If you would like to take a look…

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Roll on 2022

Friday 3rd December 2021

Following covid and the get back to work we were hoping that the normal trophy business would soon return. Although work is returning it is very very slow, with little or no Trophy orders some weeks. Therefore we have decided to keep our reduced hours of Mon to Fri 9 till 3pm for a little bit longer. Luckily as we are engravers of most things, this is occupying us through this quiet time with local companies requiring engraving work. We also have our online shop for personalised gifts etc. Roll on 2022 lets hope we can soon get back to normal very soon.

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