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Last post moved to as early as 9am at nearly half of Britain’s post boxes

The last collection times at nearly half of the post boxes in Britain have been brought forward to as early as nine in the morning by Royal Mail.

Currently, the boxes are emptied after 4pm, but Royal Mail has moved the times to between 9am and 3pm as part of a restructuring.

The changes affect 50,000 of the national mail organisation’s 115,000 post boxes.A steep decline in the numbers of letters being sent means many of the country’s post boxes “no longer covering their costs”, Royal Mail said.

Read more: Last post moved to as early as 9am at nearly half of Britain’s post boxes – Telegraph.