Alan Campbell MP has welcomed the news that Whitley Bay Post Office is set to re-open.
The Post Office closed in December 2017 after the postmaster resigned and the premises were withdrawn for Post Office use.
The new premise, located on Whitley Road, is currently empty and will undergo refurbishment and will also include a pharmacy.
The Post Office is currently consulting on the plans and local people can have their say at;
Alan Campbell MP said “I am delighted that Post Office will be opening a new facility in the town after the unexpected closure last year.
The Post Office is a valuable service for local people who were rightly dismayed to see the loss of the service last Christmas. I would like to thank local people and local Whitley Bay Cllrs, Sandra, John and Margaret who got behind the campaign to make sure Whitley Bay kept its Post Office. Thanks also to Post Office for working with us to make this happen.”