London,
12
July
2009
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00:00
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Have your say on Murray Grove Post Office

Hackney Council, in partnership with the Shoreditch Trust, wants to reopen the Murray Grove Post Office and is exploring the feasibility of this.

We need to understand how local residents currently access services such as bill payments, benefit and pension receipts, cash and financial services and, post services.

To support the case for reopening we need to know how residents living in the area have been affected by the closure of Murray Grove Post Office, Hoxton, in June 2008.

Residents and local businesses can have their say through a consultation running until the end of July.

Jules Pipe, Mayor of Hackney, said: “We want to know what impact the closure of Murray Grove Post Office has had on residents and businesses in the area and would encourage as many people as possible to let us know during this consultation.

“The Council strongly opposed the post office closures in the borough last summer, and sent a detailed submission to the Post Office clearly explaining how they would impact on the borough’s most vulnerable residents. If local people agree, we will continue to work for the reopening of the Murray Grove branch.”

How to get involved:
• look out for the survey delivered through your door
• or you can complete the survey online: www.surveymonkey.com/murraygrove_post
• or pick up a survey form from Shoreditch Library on Hoxton Street, the Shoreditch Trust shop on Hoxton Street, or Murray’s Chemist on Murray Grove.

If you’re a business, Shoreditch Trust will be undertaking a separate consultation to hear your views.

If you have any enquiries, please contact Ben Smith at Shoreditch Trust on ben@shoreditchtrust.org.uk or call 020 7033 8521.