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Postman Plus

It's always nice to see the friendly postman - mail deliveries and more in the Lake District.

Documentary 1970 14 mins

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Join rural postman Maurice Stout on his 25-mile route from Penrith, in the scenic but often challenging terrain around Ullswater. This is a 'small scale' service, but it is a vital lifeline for isolated customers, and Maurice's Royal Mail Post Bus carries both mail and grateful passengers, many of whom are heading for Penrith on market day. It's a long way to go for a loaf of bread, after all...