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Post office in Lewes is closed all day today

 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 10:43am Nick Robinson wrote:
You'd like to think someone from the post office would come on here and tell us wouldn't you? Pah!
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 10:54am Clifford wrote:
Why? Everyone in Lewes doesn't read it.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 11:14am sashimi wrote:
Clifford, that is the most unsyntactical sentence I have read on this Forum - and that's saying something. Go to the top of the class.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 11:48am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Of course, if they hadn't closed down several post offices, there'd be a good chance that one or two would be open.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 12:49pm Clifford wrote:
Sashimi - thanks. I don't know what came over me.
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On 18 Dec 2010 at 3:24pm jrsussex wrote:
As some-one who has always supported the post office through the years I am being sorely tested. There is little excuse for not opening today, thousands of people have managed to get to work, thousands more are out doing their Christmas shopping but post office staff appear to be quite happy to use the weather as an excuse not to open. I saw a lady walking away from the PO with 3 parcels and I'm sure that there are many other disappointed customers today. Does little for customer service and even less in proving their value to a local community when the management act in this manner.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 3:47pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
It does rather depend on where the post office staff live, JR. If they're coming from rural areas or a long way away, they may genuinely be unable to get in.
If they live in the Cliffe, they're taking the pee.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 4:34pm E Bayer. wrote:
I saw on the news that we are to have deliveries tomorrow to try to clear the massive backlog of parcels.
I am waiting for 9 parcels all bought within the last 6 weeks.I don't hold out much hope of getting them for Christmas...
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 4:56pm popeye wrote:
All this talk about parcel deliveries, I thought Santa delivered them on his sleigh which makes this weather ideal for him. Please dont say there is no Santa as I have personally seen him in about 8 different stores and that to me is Magic. So dont give up E BAYER Santa wont forget you.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 5:05pm Chillie123 wrote:
Is it true - the post office was closed? I was going to go to the post office to post my Christmas cards today but because of being skint, I haven't bought any. I am thankful for small mercies!
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 7:41pm Pearlie wrote:
I don't mean to be funny, but I never get a letter in Lewes when there is even a few flakes on the ground...coincidence? I have walked to collect a parcel they havent delivered, no bothe. I just think no-one is prepared to put in a bit of effort. I am awaiting 7 or so parcels....probably not a cat in Hell's chance now.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 8:21pm popeye wrote:
Apparently the post office wont let their men deliver in the snow, its a health and safety thing, Surprise Surprise. Its not the postmans fault, they are just obeying rules.
 
 
On 18 Dec 2010 at 8:31pm Mich wrote:
The doors to the post office were open this morning then were closed quite quickly, I can only assume that they can only operate with a crew of 3 or more and if only 2 could get in they would close.
 
 
On 19 Dec 2010 at 2:03pm Annette-Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
A postie delivered a parcel a couple of doors along from me yesterday, so the ones in vans are obviously allowed out.
 
 
On 20 Dec 2010 at 11:00am Hoodie Hugger wrote:
This is probably why they're selling the Post Office off in the very near future.
 
 
On 21 Dec 2010 at 1:27pm Pearlie wrote:
Yep, the vans are out delivering, I received a lot of parcels yesterday. Fingers crossed for the remainder.


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