Tag Archives: Post

Residents are baffled as town’s Post boxes are found sealed

Nine Postboxes in Byfleet were mysteriously sealed up for more than a week leaving residents and local businesses baffled           A missing set of keys led to nine postboxes in Byfleet being sealed off and cleared … Continue reading

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A Red Letter Day: British Rural Postboxes Saved from the axe

Officials have reiterated support for the so-called universal service, under which post is delivered to any address in the UK for the same price           Rural post boxes are here to stay – despite a fall … Continue reading

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Postmen to be provided gloves to protect against threat of needles

Postmen are to be given drug-proof gloves after pricking themselves on needles left in Postboxes in Yeovil. The Royal Mail revealed the new safety gear after a postbox on Lower Middle Street was closed for months after postmen discovered needles … Continue reading

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What is sent in the post?

All year round we constantly receive mail, a lot of the time it’s mail such as bills but there are occasions throughout the year when we will receive other types of mail. A postcard is still a very popular type … Continue reading

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The Power of the Written Letter

Writing is such a powerful tool and always will be, it’s such a shame that writing a letter seems to be on its way out.           I think the major reason letters are on their way … Continue reading

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How to secure your Mail from would be thieves?

The school holidays will be over in about a week’s time, meaning houses will soon be left unattended.  Mom’s and Dad’s at work, the kids at school, be mindful of this. You will need to be careful when receiving your … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Ask To Leave Post With Neighbour?

        Royal Mail are applying for all its postmen and women to be able to leave large items of mail with a neighbour if the addressee is not home. The application to introduce the policy UK-wide follows … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Royal Mail Warn There Could Be Post Delays?

Postal deliveries will be affected by the extra traffic generated by the Olympic Games, with some mail held in the system for an extra day, Royal Mail has said. A £1 charge will be introduced by Parcelforce for delivering to … Continue reading

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Spring

We have just stepped into the season of spring and what a glorious time of year it is. The world around us is now springing into life with the sun shining and people out in the gardens while the weather … Continue reading

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The Letterbox Study Group

THE LETTERBOX STUDY GROUP IS THE RECOGNISED DEFINITIVE AUTHORITY FOR THE BRITISH LETTERBOX                  The Letterbox Study Group is an active group of individuals devoted to the subject of letter boxes. Today they are … Continue reading

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