VILLAGERS in Buckland Newton are being advised of alternative locations for post office services.
The Gaggle of Geese has been hosting outreach post office services in the village but the closure of the pub means this will now cease from Friday.
An alternative has been found to set up a service in the village hall from 9am to 12noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.
Post office facilities within a few miles of the village include The Red Barn at Hazelbury Bryan, which is open from 10am to 12noon on Mondays, the Green Man pub at Kings Stag, which is open from 1pm to 3pm on Fridays, and the service at 3 The Village, Mappowder, which is open from 9am to 12noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Piddeltrenthide Post Office is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm on Mondays, although it is closed for lunch from 1pm to 2pm, and from 8.30am to 1pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays as well as 9am to 12.30pm on Saturdays.
Cerne Abbas Post Office is open from 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays and from 9am to 12.30pm on Saturdays.