Whalley Post Office reopens after refurb

The Mayor and Mayoress of Ribble Valley, Coun. Michael and Jeanette Ranson, post a parcel after officially reopening the Whalley Post Office on King Street after a two-week refurbishment.

They are pictured passing the parcel to retail manager Susan Parker and Postmaster Azim Shaikh.

Photo: David Hurst The Mayor and Mayoress of Ribble Valley, Michael and Jeanette Ranson post a parcel after  re-opening Whalley Post Office. They are passing the parcel to Retail Manager Susan Parker and Post Master Azim Shaikh

Photo: David Hurst The Mayor and Mayoress of Ribble Valley, Michael and Jeanette Ranson post a parcel after re-opening Whalley Post Office. They are passing the parcel to Retail Manager Susan Parker and Post Master Azim Shaikh

“The sales area is now much bigger and brighter, and there’s more space and more stock,” said Mr Shaikh.

“People have told us how much enjoy coming here specially for cards, and now we’ve a bigger stock of cards then ever.”

Mr Shaikh is in the family business with his brother, and they also have the successful main post office at Colne, with plans for further outlets.