SLOW MAIL DELIVERIES.........


An end of an era is fast approaching:-  These are the private mail boxes belonging to folks that do not have a postman to come along, and pop mail into their mailbox, out the front of their houses..........
  

For a village this size - that is a fair amount of mail boxes - but keep in mind the farms and orchards in the surrounding area rely on picking their mail up here......
They have been a vital link in everyday country life  for many, many years   Not everyone communicates via e-mail/Facebook and all the other electronic ge-gaws that are available now- a- days.
Our village Post Office and corner store (the store part closed down quite some time ago) 

Post office services continued to service the community - the traffic of mail and especially parcels - due to ebaying and online shopping - Is very substantial, and takes up many hours of sorting, notifying and storing....awaiting the eager recipient to collect their new "goodies"

The friendly Postmistress (Cheryl) has decided "enough is enough" and has notified all the post office box holders that the service will be closing in March, 2015...that's next year - oh gosh...take a look at all the boxes?  loads of people having to rely on the postal service to make alternate arrangements?? and we wont know what that will be for some time..

A daily sorting of the mail - along with many parcels - that I forgot to take photos of... 



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