Tag Archives: Post Boxes

The Privatisation of Royal Mail – Britain’s Iconic Postboxes could be threatened by sell-off

Britain’s iconic post boxes could be threatened after the Royal Mail is privatised, critics have warned. The postal giant, under state control, has largely maintained the number of boxes across the country at around 115,500. But opponents of the sell-off … Continue reading

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Post Boxes stolen for scrap metal

Five Royal Mail Postboxes have been stolen from towns and villages in Staffordshire by suspected scrap metal thieves. The cast-iron boxes on posts were taken over the past two weeks, according to Staffordshire Police. PC Hayley Eaton said: “They’re being … Continue reading

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The British Public exchange thousands of text messages with Lamp Post and Mail Boxes

More than 25,000 text messages, fired at lamp posts, graffiti, chewing gum, post boxes and other supposedly mute correspondents, have been sent by the public to objects in Bristol.             Residents and visitors to the … Continue reading

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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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Post Boxes in Jersey to be Surveyed

More than 180 post boxes in Jersey are to be surveyed to find out which ones have significant heritage value. It follows a decision by Jersey Post to decommission a number of the less well-used post boxes as part of … Continue reading

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Iconic Post Boxes go missing in action

More than 80 Post Boxes have been lost across the Black Country and surrounding areas during the last five years, according to the latest figures just released. The Pleck and Bentley areas of Walsall were the worst affected, with more … Continue reading

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Post a problem Post Boxes for Weymouth and Portland

        WHITE Post boxes will soon be popping up around Weymouth to help the community – say thanks to help from offenders. The ‘Post a Problem’ boxes are the idea of Westham Community Group and will soon … Continue reading

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Thousands of Remote Post Boxes saved thanks to new Royal Mail guidelines

Despite the ever shrinking size of the daily postbag, Ofcom yesterday said measures to prevent Royal Mail removing boxes would be rolled out to another 60 parts of the country – from Cornwall to Norfolk and remote parts of Scotland. … Continue reading

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eBay – Huge Reductions on our Damaged Stock

A good many of our customers will know that we sell a lot of new stock on our eBay store. However what you may all not now is we are selling off our damaged stock online as well. You can … 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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