Sacked Cumbrian postman fails to get his job back

A postman whose sacking prompted a Facebook appeal supported by hundreds of people has been told he will not get his job back.

Carl Dickinson was fired from his position serving the communities of Alston, Nenthead and surrounding areas after failing to follow Royal Mail security procedures.

Shocked residents rallied around their postman with almost 300 people adding their names to a Facebook group calling for him to be reinstated.

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