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Newsagents Turning To Local Post Deliveries To Make Ends Meet

Posted at 7:30AM Friday 01 Aug 2014

Faced with competition from supermarkets and falling newspaper sales, British newsagents are delivering the post to replenish their income.

Brian Webb, who operates a newspaper delivery service in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, said his "Webb's Postal Service" was delivering 1,000 letters a day for a cut-price 30p – less than half the price of first-class mail.

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