Although Essex was named the most romantic part of the UK, the towns of Kent followed in close second.
Dartford, Rochester, Canterbury and Tonbridge - which are all covered by the Medway Mail Centre - also saw a dramatic 19.46% boost in Valentine's Day mail.
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After the terror attacks, Londoners are starting to reclaim Westminster Bridge - proof already that life is returning to normal.
A man who met PC Keith Palmer said his murder "sent a shiver down my spine".
Officers were given the touching letter at Brixton Station while they were on a reassurance patrol after yesterday's attack