Leaders of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have called on the government to re-think proposals which would see parts of the Royal Mail sold off.
Lee Barron, the CWU Midlands regional secretary, said a protest outside Hucknall Post Office in Nottingham today showed that both the public and workers were against the plans.
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Sunny spells on Friday after a frosty start, with only isolated wintry showers, mainly over the hills. Cold with a brisk northerly wind.
Brisk northwesterly winds will bring scattered showers with some bright or sunny spells developing in between. A widespread frost overnight.
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