This morning, on our social media page we posted a photo we had found of a retro surfboard. Large, flat and rectangular, it looks so different to modern day boards and we imagine there are some budding surfers out there who have never even seen a board like that. Todays boards are the result of…

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The South West is a special place. I mean everywhere you look you see scenery that makes you jaw drop in amazement. There is something ethereal about Cornwall and Devon even rhymes with Heaven! Coincidence? We think not. As our tanker drivers make their deliveries across the South West, as our engineers head out to see…

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We all have ‘em and at times like Easter, we get to see more of them than usual. That means we have to hear the same old stories over and over again and put up with phrases such as ‘you don’t half look like your great auntie Edna’. Plus for some reason people seem to…

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Each spring as the cold weather disappears and the sun begins to peep through the clouds we all get the urge to put things in order. People emerge from their hibernation-like state blinking the darkness from their eyes and quickly busy themselves with tasks such as trimming the hedges and cleaning the patios.  Windows are…

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We recently had to make an emergency delivery of fuel to a customer whose fuel gauge was on the blink. As they sat inside thinking that they had more than enough heating fuel in the tank to see them through a rather chilly cold snap disaster struck… you guessed it, they ran out of fuel!…

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This week is going to be a good week; mainly because the Easter holidays are coming! YES! School holidays are great, especially as the weather is looking more promising. Plus we live in the perfect part of the country to make the most of the great outdoors and create some fantastic family memories in the…

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Children in every generation have taken to carrying what is commonly known as a ‘security blanket’. Despite it’s soft, fluffy nature it gives the user a sense of safety and security that you would not think possible from a textile product. Stroking the soft pile between a thumb and fore-finger or rubbing a silky label…

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As a family run firm for over 100 years things matter to us that little bit more. We care about our customers and the quality of service they receive. You see, we know you! Our parents probably know your parents and our children proably go to school together. We see each other at the shops…

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