Royal Mail has said that it is starting consultations with unions to cut 1,600 jobs in a move which the company hopes will save £50 million.
In a statement Royal Mail said that around 300 "new or enhanced" roles would be created meaning a loss of 1,300 jobs.
More top news
Team Sky's Chris Froome is set to win the 2016 Tour de France with an overall lead of four minutes 11 seconds after stage 20 to Morzine
The attempted kidnap of an RAF serviceman took place near RAF Marham, in Norfolk, on Wednesday.
Footballer Marc Crosas faces an investigation after pictures emerged of him appearing to have speared an endangered baby shark