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Post Office

Closed post offices

Posted on: 18th July 2019

I see local Conservatives are celebrating that a van will replace some of the many closed post offices for a few hours a week …for the time being! Witnessing Conservatives rushing to communities after Post Offices have closed to sympathise with locals is like seeing vandals returning to the scene of their crime to support […]

Post Office

Searching for a Post Office

Posted on: 20th December 2018

While you’ve been searching for a Post Office, to buy Christmas stamps or to post parcels, you may have noticed that many no longer exist. Gulval, Heamoor, Long Rock, Carbis Bay, Newlyn, Leedstown etc closed. Mullion, St Keverne, The Lizard, Porthleven have faced uncertainty. There seems to be an inverse relationship – between record Post […]

News Update

Posted on: 11th October 2018

I see that some Conservative MPs (perhaps found elsewhere on this page) make bold claims they’re fighting for local Post Offices which have closed or are threatened with closure. It’s like an arsonist returning to the scene with a leaky bucket of water, when the house is already well ablaze, but demanding that folk appreciate […]

Local Post offices in jeopardy

Posted on: 7th October 2018

Since the 2015 General Election scores of local post offices have faced the threat of closure. This is not merely a coincidence. It has everything to do with a Conservative Government which backtracked on a deal agreed when they were forced by their Liberal Democrat partners to accept reasonable protections for our vital rural post […]