A FORMER city councillor today backed a campaign to prevent cuts to south Edinburgh's post office network.
A SURVEY on the impact of post office closures in Edinburgh has been handed to the Royal Mail.
CONSULTATION over plans to close 2,500 post offices has been "rushed", and commercial confidentiality has prevented sensible discussion over the controversial programme, a committee of MPs said yesterday.
A ROYAL Mail office in South Gyle is set to be turned into a new warehouse depot.
A FLEET of orange-uniformed TNT postmen will soon take on the Royal Mail on the streets of Scotland, the boss of the private postal operator has hinted.
AS REFORM and branch closures loom as part of the Network Change programme, we celebrate the Scottish post office – from the inner-city hub to the island outpost providing a vital link with the outside world.
ROYAL Mail bosses were today urged to end the uncertainty over the future of Edinburgh post offices by publishing their list of proposed branch closures.
FOR the people living in Glasgow's Red Road Estate, the local post office has always been more than a place to buy stamps; it has been part of the glue that holds the community together. As well as cashing giros and pensions, it shares its premises with a pharmacy, forming a vital support service.
POST office branches facing the axe in Glasgow and the Central Belt are expected to be confirmed today.
Closure plans will rip out the heart of our communities, says Shirley-Anne Somerville.
MORE than one in seven post offices in the Highlands are set to close under cost-saving plans unveiled today.
KEITH Miller will need more than his usual dollop of diplomacy when he presents a trading update for his family's building empire this week.
A SENIOR Royal Mail official has defended a controversial new post office in Linlithgow after it was criticised by a leading MP.
THE government yesterday launched a review of the impact of competition on the Royal Mail, including a "thorough analysis" of huge changes in the postal sector.
A huge increase in online Christmas shopping has forced Royal Mail to lease a Livingston warehouse to manage the festive workload.
ROYAL Mail bosses yesterday apologised to the public as postal workers began delivering a massive backlog of Christmas mail which had been left lying undiscovered in a major Scottish depot since last year.
THE Royal Mail today issued its first Christmas post reminder for Polish people living in Scotland.
THE postal service provided by the Royal Mail in Edinburgh has been branded among the worst in the UK by an industry watchdog.