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Prince Charles gives ‘big thumbs up’ to Royal Mail in a letter

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have sent a “heartfelt thanks – and a big thumbs up” to Britain's p..

By admin , in England , at May 10, 2020

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have sent a "heartfelt thanks – and a big thumbs up" to Britain's postal workers in a letter.

Addressed to "Everyone at Royal Mail", the couple thanked staff for their "dedication, resilience and hard work" during the coronavirus pandemic.

The letter was left on a bench outside the royals' front door at Birkhall, Aberdeenshire, where it was collected on Tuesday by their local postman Neil Martin, who has been delivering mail to households for 36 years.

Image: Postman Neil Martin talks to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall from a distance

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall said the value of Royal Mail staff "has never been more important" as "many people have taken the time to write a letter, or a card, to those from whom they are separated".

"Receiving such a personal message at this difficult and anxious time can mean an enormous amount," Charles and Camilla wrote.


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"We feel sure that a very large number of these special greetings will be treasured for years to come. They may even become a valuable resource for social historians in the future.

"Postmen and postwomen are trusted figures in our local communities. They are a constant presence in an ever-changing world. For some people, they are a point of daily human contact; a friendly, familiar face."

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They added: "Many of you, we know, have gone above and beyond what is normally expected of you. We have heard wonderful stories of postmen and postwomen checking on older and vulnerable residents, raising funds for good causes, even wearing fancy dress costumes to raise a smile…

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