Postal bags bursting on busiest day for Carlisle sorting office

Royal Mail expects to handle hundreds of thousands of items of Christmas mail in Carlisle Mail Centre on its busiest day - December 18 2013.

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Busy day ahead for Carlisle postal workers

Royal Mail in Carlisle are expecting to handle over half a million items of Christmas post a day during this, their busiest week of the year.

It's not just Royal Mail that will have a full mail bag this year: Santa should expect lots of letter Credit: ITV News Border

But staff are asking everyone sending anything over the next few days to make sure they send it on time and include postcodes to avoid any letters being lost or delayed.

Royal Mail will do all they can to make sure this letter might makes it to its destination Credit: ITV News Border
There's no postcode on this letter but luckily the man it's for is quite easy to find Credit: ITV News Border

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