Shropshire Star

Royal postbox toppers praised by townsfolk

A beautiful royal postbox topper has been turning heads in Welshpool.

Kayleigh Pugh's photo of the topper

A postbox close to the Town Hall in Broad Street, has been adorned with a stunning crocheted topper.

It features a gold crown sitting on a purple cushion, complete with shiny gold sequins. Crocheted flowers including lilies have also been added.

No-one has come forward as the creator of the topper but dozens of people have taken to social media to compliment them.

Kayleigh Pugh posted a photo on facebook saying she loved the new postbox topper.

"It is beautifully done and a lovely tribute," she said.

Other agreed saying a great deal of work had gone into the creation.

Postbox toppers have become a popular craze across the UK with recent themes including the Olympics, summer and of course The Jubilee.

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