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Queen ‘not amused’ about the P.O. shenanigans

It’s become a tradition for the Queen Victoria statue in Warrior Square to be tampered with by locals. In recent years she has sported a giant walnut whip on her head and an Acid House smiley mask. HOT’s Erica Smith sees the funny side.

Posted 19:49 Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Crown Margot James Paula Vennells PO PO Ltd post office Potent Solutions Potent Solutions Ltd St Leonards St Leonards Crown Post Office Zubeir Ahmed Moosa Issa Patel

Noise levels rise over post office sell-off plan

The noise around Post Office Ltd’s plans to franchise the St Leonards Crown PO hit new heights at a meeting called by the campaign to save it. The meeting brought together all the interested parties, including the MP, council leader and a Post Office Ltd representative, who reported that no decision had yet been taken on the proposed franchise. HOT reporter Nick Terdre, also a campaign supporter, reports.

Posted 20:30 Monday, Oct 23, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Crown Jennifer Jones Laura Tarling Limited Ltd. Mole Meade Newhaven Nick Terdre Paula Vennells Peter Chowney PO Ltd post office St Leonards

Save St Leonards Crown Post Office takes pledges to Seaford and plans a third public meeting for the local community

At 11.30pm this Saturday at Seaford Post Office, a delegation from St Leonards and Newhaven Crown Post Offices will deliver over 500 pledges to the owner of the Seaford sub-post office. Erica Smith shares the latest campaign’s latest news and plans.

Posted 23:02 Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: campaign Crown post office St Leonards

Community presence to be felt at the Post Office Customer Forum on Thursday 3 August

The Save St Leonards Crown Post Office Campaign is concerned that Post Office Ltd are not taking account of local views on the future of St Leonards Crown Post Office. The Post Office is holding a ‘customer forum’ on Thursday 3 August they have specified that: ‘the decision on the way we operate the branch, so it is run by our new retail partner, is not a matter for public consultation’. Rod Webb and others from the campaign group talk to HOT about the plans for a mass gathering outside the Royal Victoria Hotel where the ‘customer forum’ will be held.

Posted 19:34 Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: campaign community consultation Crown forum London Road post office St Leonards

Sign up to save St Leonards post office!

Things are looking up in central St Leonards, with lots of new businesses opening their doors in London Road, Kings Road and Norman Road. But the area will take a big step backwards if the Post Office is allowed to implement its plan to close the Crown post office in London Road. If the local community wants to save it, it needs to organise fast. Nick Terdre reports. Photos courtesy of Roberts Photographic.

Posted 11:32 Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Clive Gross Communications Workers Union Coop Crown Kay Avery Stallion Mole Meade Nick Terdre Peter Meech post office Sussex Concepts WH Smith

Save St Leonards Crown Post Office: come to meeting at 7pm on Tuesday 28 March

HOT’s Erica Smith rallies us to come along on Tuesday evening and find out how we can save our Crown Post Office.

Posted 11:02 Monday, Mar 27, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: campaign Crown post office St Leonards
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