Mon. Aug 15th, 2022

A question that has puzzled Chorlton residents for weeks has finally been answered.

At least four mailboxes in the area have been taped off with black and yellow ribbons – one outside the post office, one on Four Banks, one opposite Spread Eagle and the mailbox on Beech Road.

Locals took to social media to wonder why, but no concrete answer was found.

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After being contacted by Manchester Evening News , Royal Mail has now cleared up the confusion.

A spokesman for the Royal Mail said: “The mailboxes are temporarily out of order as they await new locks. This will take about two weeks.”

“Messages have been used on the mailboxes to explain why they are currently out of use.

“We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers.”

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