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Last Updated: Wednesday, 1 February 2006, 21:08 GMT
Holy location for new post office
A Derybshire church is set to offer pensions with prayers when the village post office reopens in a new location.

Dove Holes Post Office closed 12 months ago when the sub postmaster resigned, also making the premises unavailable for the villagers.

An appeal from Derbyshire County Council has helped to find a new sub postmaster who will run the post office from the Dove Holes Methodist Church.

The facility should be ready to go in March, opening for 12 hours a week.

Councillor Geoff Carlile, from Derbyshire County Council, said: "Post offices make an important contribution to community life and it is essential we fight to keep them open and support appeals to reinstate them when they close, for the benefit of local people."




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