MP thanks town's Royal Mail staff during Xmas rush
MP has congratulated the towns postmen and women for all their
hard work ahead of Christmas during a visit to their delivery office.
James Heappey met with staff in Burnham-On-Sea, where he found out
about how Royal Mail's military-style operation works at the busiest
time of the year.
280,000 letters and parcels are delivered the week before Christmas
in Burnham-On-Sea, Highbridge and the surrounding villages.
Heappey said he wanted to show his appreciation for all the hard
work the staff put in.
said: "The Royal Mail very kindly invite MPs to drop in on
the local sorting office each year at Christmas."
I went to Burnhams sorting office and met with the postmen
and women who are getting us all of our presents and cards, ahead
of the big day next week."
are some extraordinary sights it is piled high with parcels
and letters. Around 280,000 letters and parcels go through the sorting
office this week alone. That is an unbelievable workload for the
men and women going out in all weathers."
am sure everyone will join me in thanking them for all their hard