Sidmouth’s re-vamped post office gets stamp of approval

Centenarian Mrs Moira Yorke-Davies officially opened the refurbished Sidmouth Post Office this week.

Centenarian Mrs Moira Yorke-Davies officially opened the refurbished Sidmouth Post Office this week. Ref shs 6418-05-15SH. Photo Simon Horn - Credit: Archant

The refurbished Sidmouth Post Office got a stamp of approval from customers at an official reopening celebration - and a loyal 100-year-old customer got to cut the ribbon.

Centenarian Moira Yorke-Davies has been using the High Street outlet for years and was invited to officially unveil the new-look premises this week.

Business owner Janet Martin said it was an honour to have Mrs Yorke-Davies – a strong supporter of the post office - at the ceremony.

She said that feedback so far from customers had been very positive.

“The real benefit is if people are in a rush and just need stamp, they can now go to the retail counter and do not have to wait in the post office queue,” said Janet.


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The shop that incorporates the post office has been re-named Picture Post Card.

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