1. ITV Report

Campaign launched to try to stop North Yorks post office closure

A campaign has been launched today to try to stop York's main post office from being closed down and the services moved into WH Smith's.

Canvassing for signatures to stop changes to services in York Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Post Office bosses want to shut the main branches in York, Harrogate and Scarborough and reopen them as franchises inside the stationers.

They say it is the best way of securing the long term viability of services, but York's MP has now launched a campaign and a petition warning the move will be worse for customers, businesses and post office staff.

  • Rachael Maskell MP Lab York Central