Last remaining post office services in Ashill, between Swaffham and Watton, to come to an end
The gradual decline in post office services in the village of Ashill will finally be complete in a fortnight when its last remaining two-hour-a-week service comes to an end.
Staff from Watton post office had visited the village, between Swaffham and Watton, twice a week to provide a service in the Call-In centre – a converted coal house – after the permanent post office shut about three years ago.
That service was then scaled back to two hours on a Thursday morning, but this too will stop on Thursday May 17.
Ashill parish council last week heard there was a possibility of an alternative service being found, but that it was unlikely to happen.
Wendy Peckham, who takes notes at the council meetings, said: 'There were often cars outside so it seems it was used quite well and I think it will be missed.'