Postmen in Carlton will be bringing smiles to customers cooped up in quarantine when they do their rounds in fancy dress this weekend to help raise cash for an NHS ward who treated a colleague with coronavirus.
The fundraiser is the brainchild of postman Simon Stevenson, who has already been spotted making his way across the borough delivering mail as Superman. He has now persuaded others at the Carlton Post Office depot to also ditch their uniforms and carry out their rounds in costume this Saturday.
As well as raising a few smiles, the post office workers taking part in the fancy dress rounds also hope to raise funds for the ward that treated their colleague in the QMC.
Mr Stevenson, who lives in Gedling, said “We are doing the rounds in fancy dress on Saturday to put smiles on people’s faces during these tough times and try and make people a bit happier.
“We also want to raise awareness and funds for the NHS, who did such a great job looking after one of our colleagues who got coronavirus recently. He’s been in the QMC for a month, but has now pulled through. We now want to give something back for the care and support he received.
A JustGiving page has now been set up to collect donations for this worthy cause. You can find the page here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/martyn-gough