Eagle Hall Post Office Reopens

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Postal Service has advised the public that the renovated Eagle Hall Post Office will reopen for business tomorrow, Thursday, November 23. The post office will open on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and from Tuesday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Post Master General, Margaret Ashby, and staff of the post office thanks the …

End Of British Postal Orders

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that effective Sunday, December 31, the Barbados Postal Service will no longer cash or issue British Postal Orders. This is because the Post Office Limited in the United Kingdom will no longer be offering the British Postal Order Service. The Postmaster General regrets any inconvenience this may cause and wishes to assure the public …

New Stamp Issue On Renewable Energy

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Postal Service (BPS) will release a new Commemorative Issue focusing on Renewable Energy next Monday, November 6. The issue will feature a set of four stamps and a First Day Cover. The denominations for the four stamps are – Barbados Light & Power Mega Solar Farm, 10 cents; Solar Commercial Water Heater, 65 cents; Portvale Factory – Bagasse, $1.80; …

Postal Celebrations 2017

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to participate in the Barbados Postal Service’s activities to celebrate World Post Day on Monday, October 9. There will be a church service on Sunday, October 8, at the St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Bay Street, St. Michael, beginning at 7:00 a.m. On Monday, October 9, there will be a Health Fair/Customer Appreciation Day …

Stamp Issue To Feature Motor Sports

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Philatelists and sporting enthusiasts can soon expect the Barbados Postal Service to release a new Commemorative Issue of four stamps featuring “Motor Sports”. The denominations, which will be available from Monday, June 12, are: ten cents Triumph TR4 June Rally 1970; 65 cents Mitsubishi Shogun Mud Dogs 2011; $1.80 Toyota Starlet Sprint Event 1988; $2.20 Subaru Impreza WRC Sol Rally …

Christ Church Post Office Re-Opens

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the Christ Church Post Office in Oistins has re-opened from today, Monday, February 6. Its opening hours are Mondays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Persons who requested to collect parcels, registered and express mail items from that branch may now do so. …

Centenarians Of Barbados Stamp Issue

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Recognising that Barbados has the second highest percentage of centenarians per capita in the world, the Barbados Postal Service (BPS) has released a new commemorative issue highlighting those who have reached that milestone. The new commemorative issue, Centenarians of Barbados, features a set of 20 stamps, a Souvenir Sheet, a First Day Cover and a Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover. …

Stamp Issue For 50th Anniversary

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Postal Service (BPS) will release a new commemorative issue entitled: The 50th Anniversary of Independence today, Friday, November 18. It will feature prominent places and aspects of Barbadian society and will go on sale at all post offices across the island. “The 50th Anniversary of Independence Commemorative stamp issue is one that will resonate with Barbadians and friends of …

New Commemorative Issue To Highlight Landship

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Landship in Barbados will be the focus when the Barbados Postal Service releases a new Commemorative Issue on Wednesday, August 17. The issue features a set of four stamps, a Souvenir Sheet, a First Day Cover and a Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover. The denominations for the four stamps are – A Landship Tuk Band 1970s, 10 cents; The …

Reform Necessary For Postal Service

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

(Left to right) Secretary General of the Caribbean Postal Union, Allan Wayne Smith; UPU Director General, Bishar Hussein and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite at the 3rd Council of Ministers of Postal Affairs Conference at the Accra Beach Resort. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Amidst calls for the reform of the postal service worldwide, regional governments have been cautioned to ensure that any …