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Re: Postage Stamps to Go Up Next Week

Originally Posted by Harold Gough View Post
I think that was the historical case. There have been at least two national Royal Mail exercises, in the last (?) decade, of closing down local sorting offices and establishing regional hubs. Our local mail travels 40 miles to the nearest hub and 40 miles back for delivery.

That is the same for us. Our regional hub is at Team Valley in Gateshead, about thirty miles away. As far as I know Darlington sorting office is just a collection point nowadays. Post used to travel between regional hubs by rail but I don't think that happens any more.

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