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Appeal to save Foxdale Post Office

Residents urged to use it or lose it

'Use it or lose it' - that's what residents in Foxdale are being told as they're given a final chance to save their local post office.

Sub postmaster Ellan Vannin Fuels has resigned after running the facility for four years - blaming its financial dire straits on low numbers of counter transactions.

However, EVF has extended its notice period from August until December in a bid to encourage residents to use the office, after an appeal by Patrick Commissioners.

Statistics show the average person uses it only four times a year - with only 1,296 people living there.

Until the notice period draws to a close, Foxdale Post Office will operate on reduced hours, between 9am and 12pm from Monday to Saturday.

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