No need to travel to Canterbury to pick up undelivered mail

As you will know by now, the Royal Mail Enquiry office on Cromwell Road, Whitstable, has finally closed. This means that many of you will be travelling to Canterbury to pick up your undelivered packages. However, there are a number of other options available, and you should have received a letter from the Royal Mail outlining these. As it says, you can have the item redelivered on a day of your choice, you can have it delivered to a local Post Office, subject to a small charge, or you can have it delivered to a neighbour. However, there is one … Continue reading No need to travel to Canterbury to pick up undelivered mail

Why Whitstable Postal Workers Will Be Taking Action on January 12th.

Ballot____________________________________________________________ Yesterday, Thursday 27th December 2012, around 15 postal workers abandoned their Christmas celebrations for a time to attend a union meeting to discuss the outcome of the ballot held earlier in the month about industrial action. This was called because of the Royal Mail’s refusal to institute a proper consultation about the closure of the Whitstable Delivery Office. To be clear on this point: the Royal Mail claim that consultation has taken place “at the appropriate level”. The “consultation” they refer to is the fact that they informed us that the office was going to close. There was never … Continue reading Why Whitstable Postal Workers Will Be Taking Action on January 12th.