Bedworth angry over gold postbox ‘snub’ after Skelton chooses Alcester

ANGRY Bedworth residents are bombarding the Royal Mail with letters and e-mails because they think Nick Skelton’s gold postbox should be in their town and not Alcester.

Despite the fact the 54-year-old showjumper chose where to have his postbox, Bedworth is united in anger because Skelton was born in the North Warwickshire town.

Residents claim the Royal Mail have “snubbed” them and taken the shine off “their” Olympic gold, and a campaign has been launched to get one of their own postboxes repainted.

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