Parcel Boxes Prevent Christmas Parcels being Recycled
I recently read an interesting BBC online article written by Suzanne Bearne, their Technology of Business reporter. Her news report describes the alarming and frustrating experience of 29-year-o… Continue Reading »
Why has there never been a Royal Mail Personalised Poppy or Remembrance Day Letterbox?
The Royal Mail has been personalising their red letterboxes for many years, celebrating special events or achievements. They have been painted in many different colours to stand out and mark par… Continue Reading »
Are you Safe from Letterbox Arsonists this Halloween and Bonfire Night 2019?
We all know the phrase, ‘an Englishman (or woman’s home) is his (or her) castle’. Most of the time at home we feel safe and protected. We relax and enjoy the close company of family and friends,… Continue Reading »
Sir David Attenborough Letter drops in Student Mailbox
The Independent newspaper reported earlier this year, that a university student was left shocked after Sir David Attenborough sent her a handwritten letter, congratulating her on her dissertatio… Continue Reading »
A Royal Mail postbox has been occupied by a family of squatters in a quiet corner of Norfolk. Not unusual these days with a housing shortage one may suggest. However, it is unusual that a family… Continue Reading »
Easter Springtime is a time for New Life, Giving, Sharing and Parcel Boxes
In 2019 Easter falls on the weekend of Good Friday 19th April, Easter Sunday 21st April, to Easter Monday the 22nd April. Easter dates always change every year. In western Christianity, Easter S… Continue Reading »
Anti-Arson Letterboxes are required in response to Chichester Postbox Explosions
Sussex Police have arrested a total of five people in connection with the damage, caused by explosive devices, detonated in post boxes and telephone boxes around the Chichester district on Boxin… Continue Reading »
The Singing Postbox provides Festive Christmas Spirit
There have been many common thread references to postal services or postmen in music and song throughout the years, particularly in the 1960’s. However, to find out that there is now, in 2018, a… Continue Reading »
Did you know the first ever UK Royal Mail post box was trialled in Jersey in 1852? They were then rolled out across the United Kingdom in 1853 by Anthony Trollope, the novelist and senior GPO (G… Continue Reading »