First class – local posties handle two million items!

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EXHAUSTED postal staff in Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs have handled nearly two MILLION items during December alone, it has been revealed.

Workers in Kirkintilloch took acre of an estimated 900,000 items this month.

The 59 staff at the Kirkintilloch Delivery Office have been dishing out bumper bags of festive mail over recent weeks – using their 21 regular vehicles plus an extra four to collect and deliver Christmas items.

A total of 34 delivery rounds begin at Kirkintilloch – taking in 883 business addresses and 16,460 residential addresses in the G66 postcode.

Meanwhile, staff at Bishopbriggs Delivery Office are ready for a well-deserved rest after handling more than one million items this month alone!

There are 30 staff working in the office.

As well as nine regular vehicles, an extra three have been used to collect and deliver the Christmas mailbag.

Bishopbriggs has 20 delivery ‘walks’ dishing out mail to 434 firms and 10,452 homes in the G64 postcode areas.