Postal Code

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Postal Code

A series of letters and/or numbers identifying the area of a country to which to deliver mail. Most of the world's countries use postal codes of one kind or another because they enable more efficient sorting of mail. The first postal codes were introduced in the Soviet Union in 1932.
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People's Postcode Lottery is an External Lottery Manager and manages multiple society lotteries promoted by different causes supporting a range of good causes.
The lion's share of the prize pot will be won by those playing with the full winning postcode, which will be revealed at the event.
The postcode with the second smallest houses in the West Midlands was B3, again covering Birmingham centre and Ladywood, where the average dwelling had three rooms.
Normanby Road TS6 was highlighted as joint 28th in the Home Office top 50 on criminal activities on main roads, ie one of the 50 problem postcodes.
Our study provides unique insight into the most desirable places to live and work in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, through the lens of the postcode.
People's Postcode Lottery ambassador and rugby legend Scott Quinnell said: "Wales must be the luckiest place in Great Britain this year as the team are returning to Wales for the second Welsh Postcode Millions event of 2015 to give out lots of fantastic cheques.
Head of events Nicole Allan added: "We always have a great time in Scotland celebrating a Postcode Millions.
It is recalled that the postcode is an important tool of work for delivery for postmen in the sequencing of letters.
The study was commissioned to mark the 40th anniversary of the allocation of postcodes to every address in Britain, which the Royal Mail said "revolutionised" the way post was sorted and delivered.
Research was carried out by staff at the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr) who calculated the most desirable postcodes based on a range of factors including employment opportunities, health, education, crime rates and housing affordability.
Situated on the edge of Salisbury Plain, the SP9 postcode sector representing Tidworth is the most desirable postcode in England.
Ahead of a Cabinet meeting in Wick tomorrow, Ewing said: "One concern that has been expressed by consumers in Caithness and parts of Sutherland is that because the area iscovered by the Kirkwal l postcode KW they are being penalised by companies who are treating the area as i f it were an island, leading to prohibitive surcharges or refusals to deliver.