Christmas stamp contest in July

A company in Sittingbourne is sifting through thousands of drawings sent in by school children, in a contest to find a design for this year's Christmas stamp.

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Christmas preparations in July!

There are just 22 weeks to go until Christmas! But the festive season has come early for a company in Sittingbourne in Kent. They're sifting through thousands of drawings sent in by school children, in a contest to find a design for this year's Christmas stamp from Royal Mail

Despite the sweltering conditions outside - tinsel, trees and Santa hats are the order of the day on the sorting line. David Johns went to have a look.

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