Stick it to 'em

PUBLISHED: 15:17 28 April 2008 | UPDATED: 22:17 26 October 2009

post offices back our campaign

post offices back our campaign

POSTMASTERS across Times Territory are sticking to their pledge to fight against the proposed closures of 2,500 post offices nationwide... literally. As part of our Your Post Office Needs You campaign, branches around the area will be displaying the new

POSTMASTERS across Times Territory are sticking to their pledge to fight against the proposed closures of 2,500 post offices nationwide... literally.

As part of our Your Post Office Needs You campaign, branches around the area will be displaying the new WHT sticker urging you, our readers, to support your nearest post office.

With a final decision on the future of all post offices in the county to be made in July, post office bosses are pleading with customers to show their support by using them as often as possible.

Richard Edlin, manager of the branch in Huttons on Marsden Road, WGC, said that he was "more than happy" to display the campaign stickers.

"We are doing everything that we can do at the moment and this will help publicise it," he said.

"We need people to say why they want their post office to stay open.

"It is important that we don't just deflect problems onto other post offices."

Jay Patel, manager at Oaklands Post Office on Great North Road, said that he was in a "concerning situation".

He said: "I have a young family and I'm extremely concerned about whether I'll survive or not.

"I'm in the middle of two popular branches and these stickers will help people realise about the problem.

"Both the Government and the Post Office have been very cunning and it makes me very angry.

"The post office has been here for one hundred years and if the post office is closed I don't know how my store will survive."

To pick up stickers for your post office, shop, school or cars visit the WHT offices on 31a Howardsgate, WGC.


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