Is there a second-class stamp shortage in Sussex?

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Have you recently noticed a scarcity of second-class stamps? Reports from readers suggest that there might be a shortage in the area.

Mike Dunn from Bosham, near Chichester, contacted us after his local Post Office sold out, and said he was told they would not be able to get any more for a couple days.

Meanwhile, Tesco Extra at the Holmbush Centre in Shoreham ran out on Monday, as did Wilko in Worthing’s Guildbourne Centre.

A spokesman for Tesco confirmed they had since restocked, while Wilko in Worthing had no six-packs of the stamps in stock a short while ago, but did have 12-packs and first-class stamps.

If you’ve noticed a shortage of stamps in the run-up to Christmas, get in touch. Send an email to and tell us where and when you were unable to buy them.

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