Mobile service to replace town post office
PUBLISHED: 16:09 04 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:10 04 September 2019
A town whose post office recently closed is on track to receive regular visits from a mobile alternative.
Following the closure of the post office on Market Street in Wymondham last month, the town council has been looking at options to replace the service.
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The White Hart on Market Street is applying to offer the service from the pub, but it is likely to take around six months until this is in place
As a temporary measure, councillors are organising regular visits from a mobile post office, run by Post Office UK Ltd, which would visit the town for a minimum of two hours a week.
The vans are normally used in rural areas which no longer have a post office, and offer a range of services available in permanent venues.
Mayor of Wymondham, Kevin Hurn said: "It's extremely important we have a post office in the town centre, particularly for elderly residents or those with dementia. We're doing everything we can to make sure they have the option to use the facility."