Bristol posties set for latest strike
Bristol postal workers at the Severn Beach distribution centre will walk out in a fresh 48-hour strike this weekend in an ongoing row with Royal Mail over pay, jobs and conditions.
About 400 staff will down tools from 4am Saturday morning.
The strike is the second 48-hour walk-out by the Severn Beach staff this week.
It will hamper deliveries of bulk mail, bank, insurance and internet shopping post across the Bristol area and beyond.
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Strike action throughout the summer has left a huge backlog of undelivered mail across the country.
In Bristol there are more than a million items of unsorted post, and tomorrow's action will throw the postal service into further chaos.
The Communication Workers' Union in Bristol is also set to announce a further strikes at the giant processing Centre in Filton and delivery units across the area in the near future.