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Oxfordshire village adds to trend in community ownership

Residents from a village near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, are breathing new life into an old building, by fitting it out for a community-owned shop which will open next month.

Cotswolds MP up at the Crack of Dawn to Lend a Hand at Cirencester Delivery Office

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, pictured below with House Administration Supervisor Aidan Burnett-Herd (Left) and Postman Tony Wood (Right), visited the Royal Mail’s Delivery Office in Cirencester early last Friday morning (17 December) to lend a hand in delivering some welcome Christmas post and to see Cirencester’s postmen and women to thank them for their hard work.

Cotswolds MP meets with Post Office Officials

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown today met with Sue Huggins, Programme Director at Post Office Ltd, and Mark Wright, Network Change Development Manager for Post Office Ltd, to continue his campaign to restore postal services to Stratton and The Beeches.

Cotswolds MP’s Special Delivery to the House of Commons

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown put forward proposals today in Parliament for the re-establishment of postal services in Stratton and The Beeches that he believes could be applied nationally in order to help strengthen the Post Office Network.

Cotswolds MP Delivers Petition Showing Level of Opposition to Sorting Office Closure

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown yesterday delivered a petition to the House of Commons signed by residents of Wotton and the surrounding area expressing their opposition to the closure of the sorting office in Wotton.

Planning Concerns offer possible hold up to closure of Wotton Sorting Office

Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has today criticised Royal Mail for their handling of the closure of the Royal Mail sorting office at Wotton under Edge following their admission to him that they have overlooked a planning issue in relation to the move to the site at Cam.

MP challenges Government for answers on Wotton

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP yesterday took the opportunity to question the Government about their plans for the Sorting Office at Wotton-under-Edge, during a debate on the future of Royal Mail.

The MP told the Minister of State for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs, Pat McFadden MP that:

John Vosper Collection is a sell-out - Results of the Simon Chorley Sale

When John Vosper attended sales in the last half of the 20th Century he did so in a market which had a glut of other buyers, sales were a social occasion.  Reserves were unheard of and lots always sold to keen collectors and buyers. His sale held at Prinknash on 11th December 2008 harked back to those days.

Cotswold MP wishes Cirencester Postmen and Women a Merry Christmas

After an early 12th December 2008 Friday morning start, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP paid his annual visit to the to the Royal Mail deliverers at Cirencester sorting office to wish our postmen and women a Happy Christmas. 

Cotswolds MP shows support for Post Office Card Account

Following the Government’s decision earlier this year to close 12 post offices across the Cotswolds, local MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has been further inundated with correspondence regarding the Post Office Card Account.

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