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    News from Royal Mail Group
    13 February 2008
    Decisions On The Future Of 24 Post Offices In East Yorkshire, With Bassetlaw, And North Lincolnshire Are Announced.

Post Office Ltd today (Wednesday) announced details of the outreach outlets which will replace 23 branches in the East Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Lincolnshire area

Post Office Ltd today (Wednesday) announced details of the outreach outlets which will replace 23 branches in the East Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Lincolnshire area. The details of the outreach replacement for a 24th branch, Langworth in Lincolnshire, will be the subject of a further six-week local public consultation to be announced shortly.

Today’s announcement follows the confirmation in December of 42 branch closures across the area. The replacement of 24 branches, including Langworth, with outreach services was also confirmed in principle, subject to final agreement with Postwatch when the solutions for each had been finalised.

Details of each outreach outlets are attached below.

Post Office services in the East Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Lincolnshire area will be provided through a network of 336 branches, including these 24 outreach service points, which supports the national accessibility criteria introduced by the Government and ensures that 99% of this area’s population will either see no change to their existing branch or will remain within one mile (by road distance) of an alternative branch.

These decisions have been reached after consultation and Postwatch, the consumer body representing Post Office customers, has verified the correct consultation procedures were followed. Postwatch has confirmed that it will not ask for any decision to be further reviewed by Post Office Ltd.

The decision documents are available by visiting www.postoffice.co.uk/networkchange or by writing to Post Office Ltd at Freepost Consultation Team (no stamp needed) or by emailing consultation@postoffice.co.uk

The six-week public consultation period on proposals to close Beckett Road, Dalsetter Rise and Wrawby Post Offices ended on 6 February. The decision on the future of these branches will be made shortly.

Outreach Service details:

Post Office® Langworth branch , Station Road , Langworth , Lincoln , LN3 5BB - A six-week public consultation period will commence on 26 February - Opening Times: N/A
Post Office® Belchford branch , Rimmer House, Belchford , Horncastle, LN9 6LQ - Outreach service point:
Belchford Mobile Service, Layby outside St Peter’s Church, Belchford - Opening Times: Tues 12:00 - 13:00
Thurs 11:45 -12:45
Post Office® Blyton branch, 64 High Street , Gainsborough, DN21 3LA - Outreach service point Blyton Hosted Service, Blyton Council Office, High Street, Blyton, DN21 3LA - Opening Times: Mon 09:00 - 13:00, Tues 09:00 - 13:00, Thurs 12:00 - 16:00 and Fri 15:30 - 17:30
Post Office® Corringham branch, A H Hardwick & Sons (Butchers), 7 Middle Street, Corringham, Gainsborough,
DN21 5QT - Outreach service point Corringham Hosted Service, Corringham Surgery, 38A Middle Street, Corringham, DN21 5QS - Opening Times: Tues 14:00 - 16:00 and Thurs 09:00 - 11:00
Post Office® Eastoft branch, High Street, Eastoft, Scunthorpe, DN17 4PA - Outreaach service point Eastoft Hosted Service, Eastoft Village Hall, High Street, Eastoft, Scunthorpe, DN17 4PA - Opening Times: Tues 09:00 - 12:00 and Thurs 13:00 - 16:00
Post Office® Faldingworth branch, High Street, Faldingworth, Lincoln, LN8 3SE - Outreach service point Faldingworth Hosted Service, Memorial Hall, High Street, Faldingworth, Market Rasen, LN8 3SE - Opening Times: Weds 09:30 - 12:00 and Fri 09:30 - 12:00
Post Office® Hagworthingham branch, Main Road, Hagworthingham, Splisby, PE23 4NA - Outreach service point Hagworthingham Mobile Service, The layby off Church Lane , PE23 4LP - Opening Times: Tues 13:30 - 14:30 and Thurs 13:15 - 14:15
Post Office® Haltham branch, Haltham Garage, Main Road, Haltham, Horncastle, LN9 6JQ - Outreach service point Haltham Mobile Service, The Car park at Marmion Arms, Main Road, Haltham, Horncastle, LN9 6JQ - Opening Times: Tues 10:30 - 11:30 and Thurs 10:30 - 11:30
Post Office® Huttoft branch, Alford Road, Huttoft, Alford, LN13 9RB - Outreach service point Huttoft Hosted Service, Huttoft Village Hall, Mumby Road, Huttoft, ALFORD, LN13 9RG - Opening Times: Mon 08:30 - 12:30 and Thurs 13:30 - 17:30
Post Office® Ingham branch, 24 The Green, Ingham, Lincoln, LN1 2XT - Outreach service point Ingham Partner Service, 24 The Green, Ingham, Lincoln, LN1 2XT - Opening Times: Mon 07:00 - 20:00, Tue 07:00 - 20:00, Wed 07:00 - 20:00, Thurs 07:00 - 20:00 and Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Post Office® Little Steeping branch, Main Road, Spilsby, PE23 5BL - Outreach service point Little Steeping Mobile Service, Outside The Eaves Inn, Little Steeping, Spilsby, PE23 5BL - Opening Times: Mon 12:15 - 13:15 and Fri 11:45 - 12:45
Post Office® Lockington branch, School Farm, Front Street, Lockington, Driffield, YO25 9SH - Outreach service point Lockington Hosted Service, Village Hall, 14 Chapel Street, Lockington, YO25 9SN - Opening Times: Thurs 10:00 - 14:00
Post Office® Maltby-Le-Marsh branch, Main Road, Maltby Le Marsh, Alford, LN13 0JP - Outreach service point Maltby-Le-Marsh Hosted Service, Main Road, Maltby Le Marsh, Alford, LN13 0JP - Opening Times: Mon 13:30 - 17:30 and Thurs 08:30 - 12:30
Post Office® New Leake branch, Boston Road, Eastville, Boston, PE22 8LJ - Outreach service point New Leake Mobile Service, Midville and New Leake Village Hall, Station Road, Eastville, Boston, PE22 8LS - Opening Times: Mon 09:00 - 12:00, Tues 15:00 - 16:30, Weds 09:00 - 11:30, Thurs 14:4 5 - 16:30 and Fri 09:00 - 11:30
Post Office® North Kelsey branch, North Kelsey, Market Rasen, LN7 6EB - Outreach service point North Kelsey Hosted Service, The Royal Oak, High Street, North Kelsey, Market Rasen, LN7 6EA - Opening Times: Mon 08:30 - 12:30, Tue 08:30 - 12:30 and Thurs 08:30 - 12:30
Post Office® North Newbald branch, The Green, North Newbald, York, YO43 4SA - Outreach service point North Newbald Hosted Service, Village Hall, Westgate, North, Newbald, YO43 4SN - Opening Times: Mon 10:00 - 13:00, Weds 10:00 - 14:00 and Fri 10:00 - 14:00
Post Office® Rampton branch, The Green, Adjacent Eyre Arms (Public House), Rampton, Retford, DN22 0HR - Outreach service point Rampton Hosted Service, The Green, Adjacent Eyre Arms (Public House), Rampton, Retford, DN22 0HR - Opening Times: Mon 09:00 - 12:00 and Thurs 12:00 - 15:00
Post Office® Reedness branch, Main Street, Reedness, Goole, DN14 8ET - Outreach service point Reedness Hosted Service, Main Street, Reedness, Goole, DN14 8ET - Opening Times: Mon 09:00 - 12:00 and Thurs 09:00 - 12:00
Post Office® Scampton R.A.F.Station branch, Scampton RAFCamp, Scampton, Lincoln, LN1 2TR - Outreach service point Scampton R.A.F.Station Hosted Service, Scampton RAFCamp, Scampton, Lincoln, LN1 2TR - Opening Times: Tues 13:30 - 16:00 and Fri 13:30 - 16:00
Post Office® Tealby branch, Tealby Village, Hall Outbuilding Tennyson Eyncourt , Memorial Hall Tealby, Market Raisen, LN8 3XU - Outreach service point Tealby Hosted Service, Tennyson Eyncourt, Memorial Hall, Tealby, Lincoln, LN8 3XU - Opening Times: Weds 09:00 - 11:00
Post Office® Upton branch, 1 High Street, Upton, Gainsborough, DN21 5NL - Outreach service point Upton Hosted Service, Village Hall, Upton Road, Kexby, Gainsborough, DN21 5NP - Opening Times: Mon 09:00 - 12:00 and Weds 13:00 - 16:00, Thurs 09:00 - 12:00
Post Office® Welton Le Marsh branch, Village PO, Main Road, Spilsby, PE23 5TA - Outreach service point Welton Le Marsh Mobile Service, Outside The Wheel pub, Welton Le Marsh, Spilsby, PE23 5TA - Opening Times: Weds 12:00 - 13:00 and Fri 13:15 - 14:15
Post Office® West Butterwick branch, 15 West Street, West Butterwick, Scunthorpe, DN17 3JZ - Outreach service point West Butterwick Hosted Service, Methodist Church Hall, North Street, West Butterwick, DN17 3JR - Opening Times: Mon 14:00 - 17:30, Weds 09:00 - 12:30 and Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Post Office® Wroot branch, High Street, Wroot, Doncaster, DN9 2BU - Outreach service point Wroot Hosted Service, High Street, Wroot , Doncaster, DN9 2BU - Opening Times: Weds 13:30 - 15:30 and Fri 09:00 - 11:00

Issued by the Press Office

Note to editors

Post offices in the following 16 parliamentary constituencies are included in the East Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Lincolnshire plan:

Bassetlaw, Brigg and Goole, Cleethorpes, Don Valley, Doncaster Central, Doncaster North, Great Grimsby, Haltemprice and Howden, Scunthorpe, Beverley and Holderness, Kingston upon Hull East, Kingston upon Hull North, Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle, Gainsborough, Lincoln, Louth and Horncastle.

The Government criteria:
Nationally:
•99% of the UK population to be within 3 miles and 90% of the population to be within 1 mile of their nearest Post Office branch.

•99% of the total population in deprived urban Deprived urban - The most disadvantaged urban parts of the UK based on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation (top 15% Super Output Areas in England, 15% of Data Zones in Scotland and 30% of Super Output Areas in Wales and Northern Ireland).


areas across the UK to be within 1 mile of their nearest Post Office branch.

•95% of the total urban Urban - A community with 10,000 or more inhabitants in a continuous built up area.

population across the UK to be within 1 mile of their nearest Post Office branch.

•95% of the total rural Rural - A community not covered by the definition of Urban above. population across the UK to be within 3 miles of their nearest Post Office branch.

In addition, for each individual postcode district:

•95% of the population of the postcode district to be within 6 miles of their nearest Post Office® branch.

Deprived urban - The most disadvantaged urban parts of the UK based on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation (top 15% Super Output Areas in England, 15% of Data Zones in Scotland and 30% of Super Output Areas in Wales and Northern Ireland).

Urban - A community with 10,000 or more inhabitants in a continuous built up area.

Rural - A community not covered by the definition of Urban above.

A full list of the 336 branches which will remain open in this area is available upon request.

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