Calls for postal services to remain in Leicester neighbourhood

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Councillors are 'demanding' postal services remain in their ward after news broke that the local post office is due to close.

Knighton Post Office, in the Londis in Knighton Church Road, is to shut this month.

Manager of the convenience store Jaf Rai told LeicestershireLive that it had been a difficult decision to shut the post office, but it was not financially viable to have it in the store any longer.

He said that post office customers were willing to queue, but those wishing to buy things from the shop were not, and said the shop earned less from the post office than its other trade, as it did lots of free transactions.

Mr Rai

 link source - Leicester Mercury

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