THE ROYAL mail office in Troon received a visit from Provost Helen Moonie to show her appreciation of the hard work they do, especially at this busy time of year.

The Provost came in to the local delivery office to see first hand the day to day operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on her best wishes to the hardworking staff.

After being shown round the delivery office, Provost Moonie shared her admiration for the staff who are pulling out all the stops to sort and deliver mail in Troon over the extremely busy festive period.

She 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 Troon and thank them for the extraordinary lengths they go 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.”

Delivery Office Manager, Robert Hendry gave the Provost a tour of the office and introduced her to various employees that are working hard to ensure gifts, parcels, Christmas cards and a host of online orders are being processed and delivered on time and efficiently.

Robert commended his staff for their efforts and the reminded the local constituents of the small thing that can make their job run smoothly.

He said: “Our postmen and women are working extremely hard to deliver Christmas parcels, cards, letters and parcels to people in Troon. We are grateful that Helen visited the office to see our operation and to support the team.

“We’d like to remind our customers to post early and to ensure all their mail is posted by the recommended dates, so that friends and family can enjoy their Christmas greetings and parcels. If everyone uses the postcode on every item of mail, this also helps us greatly in the job that we do at this very busy time.”