Gildersome Post Office now closed

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The Post Office in Gildersome was closed yesterday (Thursday), meaning residents will have to travel elsewhere to send mail.

The Drighlington office in King Street is now the official post office for people in Gildersome, the Observer has been informed.

Drighlington Post Office manager Ian Walker said: “I don’t know why it’s closed. They have been closing periodically over the last few months.

“We are now the Post Office for Gildersome.”

Read more about the closure in Wednesday’s edition.