Post office reopens with temporary postmaster

October 02 2018

THE Post Office in Westbury-on-Trym has reopened after it two spells of closure.

As reported in Henleaze & Westbury Voice, on Monday July 23 the post office closed “due to unforeseen circumstances”, before it reopened on Thursday July 26 with a new temporary postmaster called Vikram, and a new manager called Zoe. 

However, another notice appeared on the door of the post office on Tuesday August 14, stating: “The’re [sic] closing us down!!! We need your help!!!” with the contact details for a representative of the Post Office called “Gary Adderley”. 

Following the two closures, the post office re-opened with a temporary postmaster on 3 September at 2.30pm.

Speaking to Henleaze & Westbury Voice, a Post Office spokesman said: “We are delighted to announce that we have a new operator for Westbury-on-Trym Post Office.

 "This is good news for the community as we understand and appreciate how much communities rely on our services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closure.

“We hope that the temporary postmaster will continue to run the branch on an on-going basis until the branch can be operated by a permanent postmaster again.”