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Scouts Christmas Post Service 2017

4th Ashby Scouts Christmas Post is only 30p a stamp in 2017, this compares well to the Royal Mail price of  50p for a second class stamp. We will be delivering to the whole of Ashby, Packington, Shellbrook and Smisby. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CARDS ARE PROPERLY ADDRESSED with the house name, number, street, area and postcode, to ensure your cards reach their destination.

Service times:

1st December - Service start date

1st deliveries will commence 10th. Collecting boxes and stamps will also be available at all of our collector stations from Saturday 1st December, during their normal shop trading hours Mon-Sunday as follows:

Card Cottage, Market Street.Ashby.

Ashby Carpets, Smisby Road, Ashby.

Abbey Stores, Abbey Drive, Ashby.

Tourist Information Centre (within Ashby Library), North Street, Ashby.

Daybreak Services, Packington.

10th December - Deliveries start - Our stall will be manned from 9.30am to 2.30pm outside the Co-Op on Derby Road in Ashby, where you can buy stamps and post your cards, as well as our usual shop collector stations listed above. Our network of supporters will be manning the sorting office where they will sort your cards and cards that have been posted from the 1st to the 8th December up to 2pm, will then be delivered over the next couple of days. Our suppporters are asked to contact us if they have difficulties finding any addresses, so please let us know as soon as possible if you cards don't arrive by Thursday, and we can contact the volunteer for the relevant delivery area.

15th December - Our stall will be manned from 9.30am to 2.30pm outside the Co-Op on Derby Road in Ashby. This is the last posting day to ensure your cards arrive in time for Christmas.

If you have any query regarding our service or need further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Sharon Kaye on 01530 457551 or 07525 047725 or Karen Lund on 07766712036 or email

Thank you for using our service and have a very merry Christmas!

Please take a moment to check out our Christmas Supporters