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An impotent solution for St Leonards Post Office

At 5.30pm today, Wednesday 17 January, the doors closed for the final time on St Leonards Crown Post Office. Erica Smith from Save St Leonards Crown Post Office campaign gives us an update on the latest plans for the Post Office.

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

When local communities make national noise…

HOT’s Erica Smith gives a personal view about the Save St Leonards Crown Post Office campaign’s meeting last Saturday.

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

Decision imminent on St Leonards Crown Post Office: Public Meeting this Saturday, 21 October

The campaign to Save St Leonards’ Crown Post Office is one-year old next month. The final decision on its future is imminent. A Public Meeting has been arranged by campaigners for this coming Saturday, 21 October, to bring residents up-to-date with developments and to seek views on the next steps. Rosie Brocklehurst writes.

Posted 23:24 Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: meeting post office Pubic meeting Save St Leonards Crown Post Office

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

Public meeting to save St Leonards Crown Post Office on Monday 17 July – please come!

As the result of the announcement that the Post Office intends to downgrade the London Road Crown Post Office in St Leonards, a public meeting has been arranged for Monday 17 July. Erica Smith catches up with the Save the Crown Post Office campaign.

Posted 10:44 Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: campaign consultation Crown Post Office post office St Leonards
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