Great Gransden

Proposal: Branch closure, partnership deal with shop Nearest Branches: Longstow 2.5 miles, Gamlingay 3.1 miles ONE of the biggest campaigns to save a Huntingdonshire post office is set to be fought in Great Gransden. Post Office Ltd is bracing itself for

Proposal: Branch closure, partnership deal with shop

Nearest Branches: Longstow 2.5 miles, Gamlingay 3.1 miles

ONE of the biggest campaigns to save a Huntingdonshire post office is set to be fought in Great Gransden.

Post Office Ltd is bracing itself for a barrage of petitions and complaints from the village, which has already formed a campaign group.


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Postmistress Balbir Basra said: "We have a lot of elderly folk here. We are expecting a very big campaign to keep the branch open."

District councillor Barbara Boddington added: "This would be devastating for Great Gransden and the surrounding villages."

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If the campaign to keep the branch open does not succeed, some post office services may remain in the shop under a 'partnership deal', the details of which will be discussed in the consultation period.

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