Budding athletes, Isobelle and Fred, get a boost on the running track.

Isobelle and Fred excel at long/middle distance running, and the Postal Family Fund is helping them go international. Isobelle, 15 years old, qualified for England at the International School, where she won Silver (1500m). Isobelle also ran an all-time British record for 5km in her age category, achieving 16.14 for a 5km distance. Her brother […]

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Supporting our next generation of Golfers

Ranked in the top 18% of golf players in England, Amelia, 12 years old, has her eyes set on becoming IMG Junior World Champion. Amelia has been playing golf for just four years and has a handicap of 17. She is now rated by the World Handicap System (WHS) as being in the top 18% […]

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Jay goes from strength to strength in BMX Racing

Jay started BMX racing since he was 9 years old. Jay’s dad, Scott Main, who has been a postman in East Kilbride Delivery Office for 24yrs, has followed in his son’s footsteps and is now also a champion himself finishing 6th nationally and qualifying for competing in Nantes next year. Meanwhile Jay who is now […]

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A postman’s son, Jay forges a career in top IT consultancy

Manjit Ugra has worked at Slough delivery office for almost 30 years and secured funding from the Postal Family Fund – which provides bursaries for the families of colleagues who need financial support – for his son Jay to study economics at the University of Birmingham. While studying, Jay got a place on technology consultancy […]

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People Like Us – Esther authors book on mental health

The 15-year-old daughter of a Royal Mail postman, Adunola Showemimo, has had a book on mental health for teens, “People Like Us”, published last November. Adunola has worked at the Stanstead Airport cargo section as an OPG for 10 years. His daughter, Esther, wrote the book with a 16-year-old friend, Daisy Robins, who shares her […]

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Chelsie lands dream paramedic job thanks to university bursary

Greenwich University graduate Chelsie Read has landed her dream job working as a paramedic thanks to a bursary from the Postal Family Fund. After hearing about the scheme from a colleague, dad Graham applied and was awarded a grant worth £3,600, allowing his daughter to complete a three-year paramedic science degree. ‘It’s been a great […]

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