Home / Royal Mail / Appeal over U-turn on Brockenhurst post box

Appeal over U-turn on Brockenhurst post box

The shut post box in Brookley Road was painted black

A U-TURN on a promise to relocate a post box in central Brockenhurst is to be contested by the parish council.


Councillors had been told by Royal Mail that the box in Brookley Road – which was decomissioned without warning just before Christmas last year – would be replaced somewhere nearby.

However, the council’s latest meeting heard Royal Mail was now saying the restoration of the box was not necessary because the nearby Welcome store had a Post Office branch.

Members were not happy because coronavirus regulations limit the amount of people in the Welcome store at any one time, it is not designated as a “priority post box”, and many residents will soon be wanting to post Christmas cards.

Parish clerk Jim Bailey told the A&T that the council will be “pushing back” against the Royal Mail’s decision.


Previous articlePlans for Covid-safe Nativity trail at town rec
Next articleLetter: Re-open all New Forest car parks
Jon Waller

Senior reporter Jon Waller began working for the A&T in 2004 and has lived in the New Forest all his life. He covers local courts and healthcare, as well as Ringwood and Brockenhurst councils.

Source link

About admin

Check Also

Traumatised lorry driver Fra McCaffrey returns to the scene of attack

A Belfast lorry driver is “physically and mentally” exhausted after leaving hospital where he was …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *