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John Vosper Collection is a sell-out – Results of the Simon Chorley Sale

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When John Vosper attended sales in the last half of the 20th Century he did so in a market which had a glut of other buyers, sales were a social occasion.  Reserves were unheard of and lots always sold to keen collectors and buyers. His sale held at Prinknash on 11th December 2008 harked back to those days. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold MP wishes Cirencester Postmen and Women a Merry Christmas

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After an early 12th December 2008 Friday morning start, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP paid his annual visit to the to the Royal Mail deliverers at Cirencester sorting office to wish our postmen and women a Happy Christmas.  Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswolds MP shows support for Post Office Card Account

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Following the Government’s decision earlier this year to close 12 post offices across the Cotswolds, local MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has been further inundated with correspondence regarding the Post Office Card Account. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold MP shows support for Wotton-under-Edge Post Office

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Following the recent closure of 12 Post Office branches across the Cotswolds, local MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown visited the Post Office in Wotton-under-Edge to demonstrate his support for the continued operation of the branch and to be handed copies of a postcard campaign in support of the Post Office Card Account (POCA2).

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Cotswold MP finally sees common sense from Post Office Ltd in Rendcomb consultation

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Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has made his final representation to Post Office Ltd consultation on the proposed outreach hours for Rendcomb Post Office. The Rendcomb branch was one of twelve Post Offices across the Cotswolds which the Post Office has confirmed will close but is one of the eight of those which will receive outreach. Read the rest of this entry »

Post Office closure sham exposed by consultation on Rendcomb

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Whilst welcoming the news that Colesbourne is to receive extended outreach hours and the ongoing consulatation on the hours of outreach at Rendcomb, Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown believes this is a tacit admission by Post Office Ltd that the consultation was flawed. Read the rest of this entry »

Further consultation announced for Rendcomb Post Office

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Post Office Ltd have announced the beginning of a further consultation on the nature of the outreach service to be offered at the Rendcomb Post Office near Cirencester.

The Rendcomb branch was one of the twelve Post Offices across the Cotswolds which the Post Office has confirmed will close but is one of the eight of those which will receive outreach.

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Post Office snuffs out last ditch appeal by Cotswolds MP

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Following last Friday’s announcement that all twelve Cotswolds’ Post Offices subject to consultation were to close, Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown yesterday tried a last ditch personal appeal to Mark Partington the Network Development Manager of Post Office Ltd. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswolds MP’s anger and dismay at total Post Office closure

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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, MP for the Cotswolds, today reacted with anger and disbelief at the news received over the weekend that the closure of the Post Office branches at Stratton, The Beeches, Weston-sub-Edge and Meysey Hampton is to go ahead as scheduled following Post Office Ltd’s public consultation. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswolds MP has grounds for optimism on saving Stratton and Beeches Post Office Branches

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Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown today spoke with optimism about the future of the Post Office branches at Stratton and The Beeches which had been earmarked for closure. Read the rest of this entry »

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