Retford Scout Christmas Post would like to remind customers that their Christmas postal service will be open for business this year. The price of a special Retford Scout Christmas Post stamp will remain less than half price of first class post.
Stamps go on sale on Sunday 26th November and all cards need to be posted by 16th December at the latest. This will give the volunteers time to deliver the cards by Christmas Eve at the latest.
The delivery area will include; All areas of Retford, including Hallcroft and Ordsall, Askham, Babworth, Clarborough, East Markham, Eaton, Elkesley, Gamston, Hayton, Markham Moor, Milton, North Leverton, Ranby, Rockley, South Leverton, Sturton-le-Steeple, Sutton-cum-Lound, Tuxford, Welham and West Markham.
New villages for this year; Blyth, East Drayton, Laneham, North Wheatley, Rampton, Ranskill, South Wheatley, Stokeham, Torworth, West Drayton, Woodbeck
The Scout Post outlets confirmed so far are; Branching Out and The Hub on Cannon Square, Rymans and Sweet Traditions Sweet Shop on Carolgate, Boons on Exchange Street *, Impulse Hair Salon on Hallcroft Road, Spar on London Road *, Co-op/Petrol Garage on North Road, Bookworm on Spa Lane, Spar on Wesley Road *, Whitehouses Service Station (Jet) on London Road, In the villages;, Clarborough: Spar on Main Street *, Darlton: Cobbs Farm Shop, Rampton: R & R Motors – Post box only, Woodbeck: Barry Smith and Sons Garage (opposite Rampton Hospital entrance), Tuxford, Askham and East Markham — various outlets — please check locally.
All profits from the scheme go back to support Scouting locally.
If anyone needs any more information, please contact Kenny or Hazel Newstead, who coordinate the scheme, on 01777 704835.
*still to be confirmed.