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Sundance Post Office breaks parcel record – twice

Piles of parcels have become the new norm for post offices during the holidays, but this season has seen even more deliveries than usual. Partly due to COVID-19 and partly due to bottlenecks in the system, the record for the number of parcels arriving to the Sundance branch in a single day has been well and truly smashed, according to Postmistress Heather Miller.

Actually, she says, the record has been broken twice in the last few weeks. The first time, almost inevitably, fell just before Christmas, when the Sundance branch received 676 packages in one day.

That’s just slightly higher than the...