After a 37-year career working for the Royal Mail local popular postman David Ray retires.

Our roving reporter Jo Gray had the pleasure of meeting David during his first week of retirement.

He talks about the job – and his other well-known public persona from the past.

Old photo of local retired postie David Ray giving the thumbs up in someone's garden
David Ray back in the day!
David Ray in retirement - pretending to post a letter through his own letter box
David Ray in retirement
Old photo of postie David Ray dressed in a sailor suit in old role of Pompey FC's mascot
Recognisable in his old role!