ROYAL Mail delivered a target-beating performance in the CF postcode area for the first quarter of the financial year 2014-15 with 94.5 per cent of First Class mail delivered on time, the next day after posting.

Nationally, Royal Mail beat its 93 per cent First Class mail target with 93.3 per cent of this mail delivered next working day.

It also exceeded its Second Class mail target of 98.5 per cent, delivering 99 per cent of this mail within three working days.

Geoff Braden, Royal Mail Operations Director, said: “Our people have continued to deliver across the UK to a very high standard, against one of the highest service specifications of any major European country.

"We remain the only delivery company to publish our quality of service and we are proud to do so."