Give the Gift of Treasured Memories with a VHS to DVD Transfer

For older family members with VHS tapes of treasured memories, there is no greater gift than an updated format for those memories so they can keep them forever. VHS tapes are not a reliable format these days, even for people who still own a VHS player. The tapes naturally degrade over time until they become unplayable, and if the tape itself becomes unreadable it might be too late to save the footage.

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus

A message from my family to yours.

As a small family owned and run business we share everyones concerns during these uncertain times.

We have been taking all steps to follow guidelines.  We have now decided to minimise our staff levels so as to protect our individual households. We are working to get orders that we have In hand back to our customers in a timely fashion. But our service time for some, may be longer than expected.

At this point in time Royal Mail are still delivering and collecting and we welcome any new orders. If you wish to order, now perhaps being the time you might be tidying and sorting and finding your memories, please do. If you are able to post orders to us when carrying out Essential  Shopping please do.  If you would like to discuss having your order picked up from your home please phone our office.

Above all please keep yourselves and your loved ones safe.

Jim Gregory

Where to Sell VHS Tapes

If you’ve got some old VHS tapes lying around of films and TV shows that you now enjoy on DVD or from streaming services, you might be wondering what you can do with the tapes. VHS tapes are notoriously difficult to recycle, due to their plastic content and the chemicals used on the tape itself. So you might be hoping that you can sell those VHS tapes and make a bit of money.

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Christmas Films to Watch in 2019

Christmas is just around the corner, where on earth has the year gone? Soon it’ll be time to sit by the fire, hang those Christmas stockings and settle down with a mug of hot chocolate to watch some classic Christmas films.

But hang on, rather than watch the same Christmas films you’ve seen year in year out, why not add some brand-new Christmas films to your list this year? 2019 has a wonderful looking line-up of festive films being released just in time for the holidays. And while The Grinch and Miracle on 34th Street will always hold a special place in your heart, why not have a look and see if any of these new films could make your all-time top ten?

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Can You Recycle VHS Tapes?

As people become more eco-conscious and serious about disposing of their things in an environmentally friendly manner, you might be wondering what to do with your old VHS tapes.

While you may be able to sell some classic VHS copies of films on eBay, it’s unlikely you’re going to be able to shift those home VHS tapes of family moments once you’ve backed them up with a video to DVD conversion.

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About the VHS

The age of the VHS was a glorious time. No longer were people constrained to just watching the latest blockbusters in cinemas, people could buy or rent their very own copy of their favourite film to watch whenever they liked. Of course, compared to the likes of streaming services, the VHS is nowhere close to the realm of convenience we have today.

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The Worst Book to Film Adaptations of All Time

When a best-selling book touches the hearts of millions, it’s inevitable that producers will jump at the chance to make that story into a film. However, not all films based on books are created equal. In fact, there are many works of fiction that were just not meant for the big screen…or the director made some terrible choices leaving fans of the book lamenting how great the film could have been with someone else at the helm.

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