MP thanks local Posties

David Rutley MP visited Royal Mail’s Macclesfield delivery office to pass on Christmas wishes and his thanks to local postmen and women at their busiest time of year.   David was shown around the office by Delivery Office Manager, Mark Bethell, and was introduced to the many postmen and women who are working hard sorting and delivering mail in the run-up to Christmas.   David said, “It was great to meet our local postmen and women at Royal Mail’s Macclesfield delivery office and see first-hand just how much effort they put into delivering for people at this busy time of year.   “Our postal workers do such an important job during this festive season and help to deliver Christmas for many people and families in our area. I would like to thank them for their efforts and wish them all the best over the busy festive period.”   Mark Bethell, Royal Mail Delivery Office Manager at Macclesfield, commented, “Our postmen and women are working extremely hard to deliver Christmas cards, letters and parcels to people across Macclesfield. We are grateful that David visited the office to see our operation and to support the team during our busiest time of year.   “We’d like to remind our customers to post early so that friends and family have longer to enjoy their Christmas greetings.”   The last recommend posting dates for Christmas are:   Second Class – Thursday 18th December First Class – Saturday 20th December Special Delivery – Tuesday 23rd December   Customers can also help Royal Mail ensure that all their letters, cards and parcels are delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible by taking a few easy steps:

  • Post early – Avoid disappointment by posting your cards and parcels early.
  • Use a postcode – A clearly addressed card or parcel, with a postcode, and return address on the back of the envelope, will ensure quick and efficient delivery.
  • Use Special Delivery – For valuable packages and parcels guarantee delivery with Royal Mail’s Special Delivery, which means your gift is tracked, traced and insured against loss.
  • For more information about Royal Mail’s last recommended posting dates, please visit: or call 03457 740 740.

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