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Getting a Sunday paper delivered in SE23

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Joined 17-03-2005
Posted on Sunday, 01 July, 2007 - 12:03 pm:   

Does anyone know how to arrange this- a luxury I know but one we could do with at the minute- I asked the newsagent near Provender as I heard they delivered but this was two weeks ago and after two further visits to the shop and leaving our number several times with no response, I get the impression that they are not interested. Would appreciate any information from the public leading to the successful delivery of the Observer..
Joined 18-04-2005
Posted on Sunday, 01 July, 2007 - 03:27 pm:   

Hi Roz
Too be honest have not seen any people delivering national newspapers.
Free rags and pizza leaflets seem to be no problem

Good Luck
Joined 09-01-2007
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 07:17 am:   

The paper shop in Forest Hill Road used to but I don't think they have for a year or three now
Joined 18-04-2005
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 07:37 am:   

Hi Roz
I think like milk delieveries they have to have a certain number of clients in ajacent roads to make it economically worthwhile.
I well remember when I of school age ( rather too many years ago ) that nearly every house had a paper delivered.
Unless you can encourage most of your neighbours to share your views then little chance I am afraid.
If you are unable to leave the house at present maybe you could find a kind neighbour to get your paper when they get theirs.
Joined 30-03-2005
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 08:35 am:   

You might be able to have the newspaper posted to you.
Joined 26-02-2006
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 11:11 am:   

While newspaper subsccriptions are a good thing, can't see it working with a Sunday paper?

And even with a Saturday one, I doubt you'd be reading it over breakfast given when my post, for one, shows up.
Joined 09-04-2005
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 11:18 am:   

I used to have a newspaper delivered from the newsagents in Honor Oak Park.
I do see them still delivering at weekends in Devonshire Road / Boveney Road.
Joined 20-01-2007
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 11:46 am:   

We get ours delivered by the newsagents in Dartmouth Road - not the one nearest Provender as they stopped delivering a while back - business taken over by the next one along towards Forest Hill. Sorry can't remember the name but will check this evening. We do live quite near - off Thorpewood - so it may depend on where you live but we have found them reliable.
Joined 04-03-2005
Posted on Monday, 02 July, 2007 - 01:01 pm:   

Some newspapers have a delivery service. I think the Times does. It would be worth it going to the web site of the paper you want and seeing if they have a home delivery option.

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