Royal mail workers in Torquay set to strike tomorrow - UPDATE

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UPDATE: Postal strike has been called off. More details to follow

Royal mail workers in Torquay are set to go on strike Thursday 20th and Friday 21st March.

A ballot of more than 100 members of the Communication Workers Union took place at the end of January.

The workers are taking industrial action as they claim a colleague was unfairly dismissed in December.

The employee, who had worked for the Royal Mail for over 10 years was dismissed after some minor damage to a royal mail vehicle which is believed to be the result of a faulty handbrake. The incident at the delivery yard in Broomhill Way, Torquay.

Everyone in the TQ1 and TQ2 area will be affected by the strike.

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