Post Office

Multi purpose pubs maximise property with post office and shop


Is it a pub or a post office? The rise of the multi-purpose community hub

By Ben Winstanley

With the number of village shops and post offices dwindling across the country, communities are in danger of losing their local amenities. Is it time that pubs took over the mantle? Ben Winstanley talks to forerunning licensees about their multi-purpose...

White Horse Upton ACVs asset community value Pub is the Hub


Norfolk's first community-owned pub to open a shop

By Emily Sutherland

Norfolk’s first community-owned pub has opened a shop thanks to support from rural pub champions Pub is the Hub and Norfolk County Council. The White Horse at Upton will sell newspapers, local produce and other everyday essentials.

Pub post office plan

Pub post office plan

By Eleanor Goodman

Rural pubs could be set to reap the rewards of a new government scheme, which could see the Post Office setting up 500 new outlets in remote...

Stamp of approval

Stamp of approval

Hilary Scott tells Ewan Turney how adding a post office to the refurbished Black Swan in Wistow, North Yorkshire, helped her win friends and double...