Lanark could go whole year without proper post office

Fire closes St Leonard Street Post Office, Lanark'14/6/13
Fire closes St Leonard Street Post Office, Lanark'14/6/13

LANARK could go for a whole year without a proper Post Office service before one is finally restored.

That was the dire warning issued which seems to dash any hope of a parcel post service being restored to the town’s businesses during the vital Christmas trading season.

There is growing frustration over the slowness in getting a full-time postal counter service following the suspected arson attack which knocked out the St Leonard Street office in June.

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