Royal Mail apologies to West Yorkshire customers for no deliveries

Royal Mail has apologised to customers in West Yorkshire whose mail may have been delayed as a result of the continued bad weather which has gripped the county for two weeks.

Alison Wright, Royal Mail Operations Director for the North East, Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, said: "We apologise to those customers who have experienced delays to their deliveries as a result of the severe weather. I'd like to stress that we are continuing to deliver to the majority of addresses across West Yorkshire.

"Unfortunately, in some cases it is simply not currently possible to do so because of the weather, which has worsened in some areas in recent days. A range of measures have been put in place to ensure deliveries reach people as quickly as possible."

Ms Wright added: "As we always do at this time of year, irrespective of the weather conditions, we are advising customers to post and order goods early to help us deliver in time for Christmas."

If you are sending hristmas giftss, the last posting dates for Christmas are Wednesday 15 December for Standard Parcels, Saturday 18 December for Second Class items, Tuesday 21 December for First Class mail and packets and Thursday 23 December for Special Delivery.

Customers who would like further information about services in their areas should go to www.royalmail.com/serviceupdates

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