For those who don’t know, Curry Rivel Post Office closes at 12.30 pm on Saturday 12th March and a new Post Office Local will open in the Taunton Road (Shell) Garage in Curry Rivel on Monday 14th March at 1pm. The current Post Office shop will remain open until Saturday 26th March.
Curry Rivel News (CRN) have booked Curry Rivel village hall for a farewell event for Alan Norton our Postmaster, on Friday 22nd April.
The next issue of the paper will appear soon after the 1st March and this will feature a ‘farewell to Alan’ article plus an invitation to the event which will be free and open to all readers of the Curry Rivel News.
There will be a limit on numbers (approx. 150) and guests will be offered a glass of wine and nibbles, there will be a presentation and a couple of speeches. The CRN will purchase the gift and guests will be invited to make a donation/contribution towards the cost of the gift /event.
The ‘free’ tickets will be available until 20 March (approx.) Post Office customers from Fivehead will be able to pick up a copy of the CRN March issue from the Post Office when they visit and can then apply for a ticket.