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Posties deliver mail in fancy dress to lift people’s spirits during coronavirus lockdown

PUBLISHED: 16:22 24 April 2020 | UPDATED: 08:58 27 April 2020

Posties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana Bachmann

Posties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana Bachmann

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A group of postmen and women are trying to raise a smile and raise money by wearing fancy dress on their deliveries.

Posties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana BachmannPosties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana Bachmann

The posties at Dereham delivery office hope to raise some smiles from isolated residents, and some funds for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust Charity Covid19 Appeal.

Spokeswoman Romana Bachmann said: “We took inspiration from other posties across the country who have been brightening people’s days while delivering in fancy dress.

“We have raised £308 of our target of £1300. We would like to thank all the people who have donated so far.

“Also, a massive thank you to Arnie’s Attic, Dereham, for lending us some costumes. And the community for the many donations of costumes. The support we have had has been incredible.”

Posties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana BachmannPosties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana Bachmann

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Posties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana BachmannPosties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana Bachmann

Posties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana BachmannPosties from Dereham delivery office in fancy dress to raise a smile from isolated residents. Pictures: Romana Bachmann

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