At last, we have a COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough! In this special video we find out about previous pandemics, and investigate the continuing work that’s being done to develop vaccines for the coronavirus.



The best way to protect yourself and other people is to Stay Alert. This means you must:

  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Work from home if you can
  • Limit contact with other people
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • Wash your hands regularly for the length of time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice
  • Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms

The latest official Government advice about health and travel linked to the coronavirus can be found at:

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A 2020 Royal Mail Yearbook

A 2020 Royal Mail Yearbook

If you entered any of our stamp competitions last year, then this competition is definitely one for you!

The 2020 Royal Mail Yearbook invites you to look again at the diverse range of subjects featured in last year’s stamp programme. With each chapter written
by a specially commissioned expert, it offers a new, often unusual perspective on each of the topics celebrated on special stamps.


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