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sub-post office

n
(Commerce) (in Britain) a post office run by a sub-postmaster or sub-postmistress as a self-employed agent for the Post Office
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sub-post office

[sʌbˈpəʊstˌɒfɪs] nufficio postale secondario
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Connecting all sub-post offices to the main post offices through mobile phones, the system was primarily implemented by the postal department using post offices as banks to reduce the duration it takes for money to travel across the island.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Post will expand Electronic Money Order (EMO) service to sub-post offices across the country, keeping in view the its competitive market and success at general post offices (GPOs).
Changes to the Post Office network could see as many as one in five dedicated sub-post offices in the UK replaced with a PO Local, starting in the summer.
Over the last two years, 50 pilot Post Office Local (POL) stores have opened across the UK to replace traditional sub-post offices.
Summary: A new report has said one in five sub-post offices could close under moves to trial new ways of offering postal services.
ONE in five of the region's sub-post offices could close under moves to trial new ways of offering postal services, a report has said.
About 60 Post Office Locals are being trialled but watchdog Consumer Focus warned that 20% of sub-post offices would be under threat nationally.
While the branch is closed, customers are advised to use sub-post offices at Scissett, on Wakefield Road, Skelmanthorpe, on Commercial Road or Denby Dale on Wakefield Road, or any other branch of their choice.
In Wales more than 200 sub-post offices have received grants of up to pounds 20,000 to help them survive and the Scottish government has earmarked pounds 1million for a similar scheme.
The Post Office historically had a network of about 17,000 sub-post offices, but as people moved to cashless payment this was slowly reduced.
Four sub-Post Offices in Redcar and Cleveland are under threat of closure, there is one in Middlesbrough, five in Stockton and three in Hartlepool.
The number of post offices and sub-post offices has also dropped as more than 500 have closed in the last 10 years.