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Latest National Releases

Eastern Med Boasts Best Value Car Hire But UK Tourists Could Steer Their Holiday Autos Into Excess Trouble By Cutting Corners

Eastern Med Boasts Best Value Car Hire But UK Tourists Could Steer Their Holiday Autos Into Excess Trouble By Cutting Corners

July 12 2014

Categories:
National
Travel All
Travel Money

- Holiday car hire costs least in Cyprus, Malta and Turkey
- Majorca is most expensive in the eurozone – costing £200 more than Cyprus
- Under half of UK holidaymakers cover themselves against high excess charges for car damage; over three-quarters fail to insure against tyre or window damage
- Failure to do so could cost over £1,000 in excess charges

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Post Office Annual Report Statement 2013 - 2014

Post Office Annual Report Statement 2013 - 2014

July 10 2014

Categories:
Corporate
National

- Post Office takes significant steps towards commercial sustainability, reducing dependence on the taxpayer
- Despite a fall in revenue and a decline in network subsidy of £10m, operating profit before exceptional items increased £13m to £107m
- Over 2,000 branches transformed offering 50,000 more opening hours at end March 2014 and more than 1,000 open on Sundays

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Post Office Touring Displays Marking First World War Launched Today

Post Office Touring Displays Marking First World War Launched Today

July 08 2014

Categories:
Corporate
National

- Post Office displays, commemorating the First World War, will travel to branches across the UK, starting today
- Venues include Oldham and Birmingham, home to two VC recipients
- Exhibition pays tribute to local communities whose bravery will never be forgotten – 75,000 GPO workers fought in the War and 8,500 were killed
- Remembers crucial role of women who took over from absent fathers, husbands, brothers, and sons

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Post Office® To Enter Mobile Market

Post Office To Enter Mobile Market

July 07 2014

Categories:
HomePhone & Broadband
National

- New mobile phone service to launch in autumn 2014
- Post Office to use EE’s network – the biggest in the UK
- Over a third¹ surveyed say they would consider Post Office as their mobile provider
- Commences with launch in 50 Post Office® branches before a national roll-out

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Latest Regional Releases

New Digital Community 'Hub' Launched By Allendale Post Office

New Digital Community Hub Launched By Allendale Post Office

June 11 2014

Categories:
Agency
Regional

- Allendale Post Office is to become a physical and digital Community Hub for local residents and tourists
- Winners of Post Office Community Enterprise Fund officially launch new in branch internet suite
- Post Office, Northumberland Community Development Network, County Councilor, Parish Council and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership unite in community spirit

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Amble Post Office Officially Opens New Digital Booth In Branch

Amble Post Office Officially Opens New Digital Booth In Branch

June 11 2014

Categories:
Agency
Regional

- Winners of Post Office Community Enterprise Grant launch internet booth to support local residents
- Mayor of Amble, Craig Weir, to perform opening ceremony
- Local residents invited into branch to make use of the new facilities and training sessions

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