They play a huge part in Wearside lives but how many of these do you remember.They play a huge part in Wearside lives but how many of these do you remember.
They play a huge part in Wearside lives but how many of these do you remember. | se

11 Sunderland posties who hit the headlines for courage, loyalty and lifesaving

The hero who nabbed a mugger and the man who prevented a major pile-up

Hats off to these men and women of letters.

Here are 11 Sunderland posties who made the news for their great work.

One foiled a mugger in 2008 and another appeared on TV in 1994.

Another prevented a pile-up on a busy road in 1999 and one of them delivered letters on the same round for 30 years.

Intrigued? Read on for an Echo archive look at some inspiring Wearsiders.

One foiled a mugger in 2008 and another appeared on TV in 1994.

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