WAVERLEY mayor Denise Le Gal visited the Farnham delivery office to see first hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season’s greetings to its dedicated, hard-working staff.

Mrs Le Gal, who is also the councillor for Hale and Heath End, was shown around by delivery office manager Peter Hanham and was introduced to the postmen and women who are pulling out all the stops to sort and deliver mail in Farnham over the busy Christmas period.

The festive season is Royal Mail’s busiest period, as millions of people shop online for gifts as well as sending Christmas cards and parcels.

Royal Mail also plays a key role in e-commerce for many businesses, sending goods to customers throughout the Christmas shopping season.

Mrs Le Gal said: “At no other time is the hard work and dedication of postmen and women clearer than during the festive period.

“There is a huge amount of effort and dedication that goes into delivering a first-class Christmas all over the country.

“It was great to meet the team here at Farnham and thank them for the extraordinary lengths they go to to ensure Christmas parcels and cards are delivered to loved ones on time, as well as thanking them for delivering our mail services all through the year, in all weathers.”

Mr Hanham said: “Our postmen and women work extremely hard to deliver Christmas parcels, cards, letters and parcels to people in Farnham.

“We are grateful that Denise visited the office to see our operation and to support the team.”