I have stepped up his campaign to secure a replacement post box for residents of Station Road, Craigavad.
The area has been missing a Post Box since a freak accident with a lorry damaged the original box beyond repair – yet Royal Mail has to date refused to replace it, despite many petition signatures and letters of support from local residents.
Ards and North Down Borough Council will now formally write to Royal Mail, requesting they reconsider that decision, after Councillor Muir’s campaign was backed unanimously at the recent Council meeting.
“What might seem like a trivial issue to some is causing great inconvenience for many residents, who are being forced to travel further to access the same service through no fault of their own.
Whilst Royal Mail have consistently dug their feet in and refused to listen to the concerns of local residents, I’ve continued to push on their behalf and I’m delighted to now have the full backing of my Council colleagues.
We should never underestimate the changes that we can make and I look forward to hearing Royal Mail’s formal response plus the Postal Review Panel who I have also written to asking for their support.