Terry's thanks for PO campaign support

PUBLISHED: 13:37 09 September 2008 | UPDATED: 22:17 15 June 2010

MILLWEY Rise businessman Terry Fisher has thanked councillors and members of the public for their support during his recent campaign to save the estate's post office.

MILLWEY Rise businessman Terry Fisher has thanked councillors and members of the public for their support during his recent campaign to save the estate's post office.Speaking at the monthly meeting of Axminster Town Council on Monday night, he said: "I've come to say thank you very much for the support you have given me. Without you and the public, it would not have happened."I am sure they [Post Office Ltd] have learned something from it and it got us this far. "All I can say at this point in time is that we are not closed - but we are still not open. "They are looking to save money, so they will screw me. "I have to look at opportunities that will not allow this to happen."Councillors said they would support his continued fight to keep the post office going.Councillor Douglas Hull said: "I think all of us would like to say what a fantastic campaign you had and we congratulate you on it."Mayor of Axminster, Councillor Graham Godbeer said: "It goes without saying that the council will support you however we may. "There are 8,000 to 10,000 post offices to be closed so, if we manage to find a way through this and provide a service, then there would be hope for others.


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