Have I Got News For You - This Weeks Guest Publication

We worked with the production company at short notice to provide a package of material for “This Weeks Guest Publication”. Martin Clunes, Grayson Perry and Jimmy Carr, along with series regulars Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, gave us a gentle ribbing on the highly popular BBC 1 show. programme details (Series 40 – Episode 7)… Read More

The Times

“There are about 114,000 letterboxes in use in Britain. The stamps issued today by Royal Mail depict four different types which, like the Wakefield original, are hung in or on walls. Pillarboxes, and other varieties attached to telegraph poles or on posts, are not shown. Unrepresented, also, are the rarest British letterboxes which date from… Read More

“I can’t be sure how the nippers felt. In years to come, in grown-up reminiscences about the childhood holidays, will they roll their eyes and groan? Will they rue things they could have done? The funfairs not visited, the go-karts not ridden, the sombreros not worn? I hope they will laugh about the time Dad… Read More

Boy inundated with personal post

“He has even had a letter from the 800-member Letter Box Study Group. Arthur Reader, from the group, lives on the Isle of Wight. He said: “We have meetings twice a year, with displays of old postboxes. I have a large private collection of 178 post boxes at my museum. “The young lad would be… Read More

  “There is some doubt as to whether Barnes Cross was the box’s original site. Wayne Cox, writing in the Letter Box Study Group Newsletter (November 2004), suggests that it may have been one of the last boxes of its type to be erected at nearby Sherborne before being moved to its present position at… Read More