Yorkshire Regional Seminar - Change of date

Unfortunately due to the upcoming General Election we are postponing the 9th of December 2019 Yorkshire Regional Seminar to next year. We will be in touch with a new date and location in due course

Post office closures are destroying communities

An article published in the Yorkshire Post argues the importance of post offices to rural communities.

It notes that post offices often support other small shops that have sprung up around them and is a ‘life-force for many fragile communities’ because it ‘attracts a steady stream of visitors from neighbouring hamlets and farms who need to pay their bills and access personal and business banking services’.

It notes that post offices support elderly residents, with access to services and helping to combat loneliness. But MPs have been warned that more than 2,500 branches face closure in the next year.

Full article:

Yorkshire Post - Greg Wright: Post office closures are destroying ancient communities


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