|The Rushden Echo, 30th April, 1943
G.P.O. Obliges - Black-out Menace Removed at Rushden
A kindly but hitherto misguided G.P.O. has removed a Rushden menace.
When the pillar-box at Ward’s Corner was damaged and could not be used, the authorities wrapped it in canvas and left it perfectly camouflaged for complete invisibility in the black-out. People stumbled into it and were bruised and battered. Complaints followed, but nothing came of them.
On a recent Friday, however, the G.P.O. and its derelict letter-box figured in “Talk of the Town.” The pillar now wears a broad white ring and stands on a d’oyley of white paint. All is well at Ward’s Corner.