Help us fight Post Office closure decision

PUBLISHED: 15:53 26 August 2008 | UPDATED: 22:15 26 October 2009

An open letter to the residents of the Handside area and all the customers of the Handside post office SIR - This is a statement of intent from the chairman of the Council of War Dr Dennis Lewis, and the manager of Handside Post Office, Richard Edlin.

An open letter to the residents of the Handside area and all the customers of the Handside post office

SIR - This is a statement of intent from the chairman of the "Council of War" Dr Dennis Lewis, and the manager of Handside Post Office, Richard Edlin.

We promise that we will not allow the closure of the post office to go ahead without fighting to the last possible moment with all the resources at our disposal.

The decision to close our post office was made by Post Office Ltd without proper and effective consultation with the local people; they ignored our views and it was based on inaccurate information from their own survey.

We will not abandon you as the Post Office has done.

The support we have had from you has been overwhelming, and once again we are asking for your help. Please write to Postwatch urging them to review the decision. If you bring your letters to the shop we will post them for you.

Or email: malcolm.butler@postwatch.co.uk

Postwatch have the power to ask Post Office Ltd to review their decision, so let's persuade them to do it.

Dennis Lewis and

Richard Edlin.

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