Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Junk Mail Busters Box Clever

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Junk Mail Busters Box Clever

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HOUSEHOLDERS fed up with junk mail have a new ally in the form of North East business UK Letterbox Choice.

The not-for-profit business not only registers its members with postal preference services run by the Post Office, Royal Mail and Mail Preference Service but provides them with a locking letterbox which is fitted by a Trading Standards-approved locksmith.

This means hand-delivered junk mail, fliers and menus are stopped, as is postbox vandalism such as fireworks being pushed through and criminals using hooks and poles to fish for keys.

UKLC, of Sacriston in County Durham, runs a national fitting and removal service for all householders who join.

UKLC communications manager Lorraine Graham said: "This operation is certainly unique and a long overdue first for the UK. Its design and operation mean it is the first service in the UK to combine all formats for stopping junk mail and post vandalism and be operated by the householder themselves or the approved exclusive use of the Royal Mail or Post Office so that normal postal delivery will not be affected. …

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