Mobile Post Office to serve rural communities

To help serve ten rural communities the Post Office has agreed to introduce a mobile service in the

To help serve ten rural communities the Post Office has agreed to introduce a mobile service in the East Rudham area Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

A new mobile service has been introduced to 10 rural communities which have faced Post Office closures.

The travelling Post Office, which is aboard a specifically designed vehicle, will deliver services to people in Bircham, East Rudham, Harpley, Hillington, Sedgeford, Thornham, West Newton, Langham, Field Dalling and Brancaster Staithe.

A new postmaster has been appointed to operate the service.

Matthew Hatfull, Post Office area network change manager, said: 'We have continued to work to identify a solution that will enable us to restore services to the local communities.

'We are introducing a Post Office Mobile service, which is a tried and tested way of maintaining service to smaller communities.'


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During public consultation the Post Office received 16 individual responses, where feedback suggested an alternative location for the mobile to stop at Harpley which will now stop at the Rose & Crown Pub Car Park in Nethergate Street.

For more information visit www.postoffice.co.uk.

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