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Royal Mail again. #691758
04/03/21 02:07 PM
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Today I received a cardboard box via Royal Mail 48hrs. The box had been torn open, and the end was missing. It was sealed inside a Royal Mail "Sorry" plastic bag.

Amazingly the contents......two VW wiper blades were still inside.

Something is very wrong with Royal Mail right now.


DaveW
2005 Corsa Red Roadster S1
2016 Saffron Yellow (Narrow) AR Plus 4
Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691761
04/03/21 02:24 PM
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At least you received a box - all I got was a text message saying my parcel had been delivered and signed for by me. CCTV footage suggested otherwise.

Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691762
04/03/21 02:29 PM
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Touch wood they have been very good here.


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Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691770
04/03/21 02:56 PM
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Diabolical here in Hampshire. Serious delays and trying to follow their tracking link just shows a sorry we are running late message.
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Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691774
04/03/21 03:05 PM
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Here in Worcestershire we have had intermittent postal deliveries for over a week and in one period nothing for 3 days. The sorting office has had a covid outbreak but reportedly just two cases. This has led to over 50% of the workforce having to isolate . The question I ask is how can it be that with proper social distancing and covid protocols in place over 50% of the workforce is required to self isolate? I am guessing a lack of vigilance in this respect has caused the problem .

Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691775
04/03/21 03:08 PM
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Looks as though another of my parcels has gone AWOL...


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Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: John V6] #691781
04/03/21 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by John V6
Touch wood they have been very good here.


Here too. We've got to know our Royal Mail delivery chaps quite well.


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Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691785
04/03/21 03:34 PM
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Costock, South Nottinghamshire...
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Very good here. Our regular delivery chap is very friendly and does his best. He gets to us around lunch time having started in the next (much bigger) village. He has either got iron bladder control or a favourite hedge.


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Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691793
04/03/21 04:59 PM
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I have been trying to get a parcel from Spain from December which 1st got held up because of the problems at the docks before Christmas and it got sent back to the supplier in Spain which they credited it back to my account so I ordered it again and it has been sat in a DPD depot in England since the beginning of February because of problems with brexit paperwork and now it looks like it has been sent back to the sender in Spain so I think I will give up after this.


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Re: Royal Mail again. [Re: DaveW] #691796
04/03/21 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by DaveW
Today I received a cardboard box via Royal Mail 48hrs. The box had been torn open, and the end was missing. It was sealed inside a Royal Mail "Sorry" plastic bag.

Amazingly the contents......two VW wiper blades were still inside.

Something is very wrong with Royal Mail right now.

The bloke in the sorting office owns a Ford Focus laugh2


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