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Royal Mail should be more honest with us

LAST week my husband posted an envelope through the pillar box that stands outside the former Royal Mail sorting office in Cromwell Road, Whitstable. This is the spot where more than 300 local people gathered on January 12, 2013, before marching through the streets to support postal workers in their strike against Royal Mail’s decision to close the sorting office …

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‘Mail chaos’ after sorting office shut

Customers who miss delivery of their Christmas parcels are facing “chaos and confusion” thanks to the closure of the town’s sorting office, campaigners claim. The office in Eddington Lane shut as part of plans by Royal Mail to modernise the service and postal workers are now based in the Canterbury office. But protestors who are still battling to save the …

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What is happening to our post deliveries?

Further to your article about the proposed relocation of the Royal Mail Office from Eddington Lane to Canterbury (Delivery Office set to close in two years, Herne Bay Gazette, December 2) I am writing to ask what on earth is happening to the present mail delivery service in this area? In our part of Herne Bay (Beltinge) we have had …

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Petition to keep depots launched

Over 250 sign to save postal delivery offices CAMPAIGNERS battling to save postal delivery offices have been overwhelmed with support. More than 260 signed a petition in an hour on Saturday to keep depots in Whitstable and Herne Bay. Among the supporters are the city council’s Labour leader, Julia Seath from Whitstable and Steve Furber, chairman of Whitstable Labour Club. Mr Furber …

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