Every British athlete who wins gold at the London 2012 Paralympics will appear on a celebratory stamp, Royal Mail announced today.
A new set of stamps is to be released today celebrating the life and work of one of the world's most famous novelists, Charles Dickens.
TNT are now sending orange uniformed post men and women onto the streets in London to deliver millions of items of business mail.
How will the stamp price increase affect your household or business? For the answer and Royal Mail's justification behind their decision, read their full statement concerning the stamp price hike.
– Robert Hammond, Director of Postal Policy at Consumer Focus
‘With unprecedented price rises on the way, it is understandablethat consumers who rely on the postal service will be buying stamps before theincrease. We would expect Royal Mail to take steps to meet increaseddemand in the run up to the price change. There are 45,000 Post Offices andretail outlets which sell stamps and we have been assured by Royal Mail thatthere is a more than adequate supply of stamps in the market to meet increasedcustomer demand.
Royal Mail announced last month that there is to be increase in the prices of stamps. A first class stamp is to rise by 30%, from 46p to 60p, while second class stamps will rise form 36p to 50p.
The Telegraph is reporting that some of the biggest chains and post offices are running out of stamps.