THE Post Office branch in Melksham is set to see its opening hours extended to include Saturday afternoons.

Remaining at its current site in Church Street, the extended opening hours will be in place by January 2020, the precise day and time of the change will be provided closer to the date.

The new Post Office opening hours will be extended to 9am until 5.30pm Monday to Saturday, offering the same great range of products and services. The branch will also be run by ZCO Ltd on a franchise basis and incorporated with a cards, gift and stationery shop.

Steve Blampied, head of the directly managed network for Post Office, said: “We are making this change in order to maintain Post Office services in the centre of Melksham. There are unprecedented changes on our high streets and the needs of our customers are evolving too, so the Post Office branch is set to see its opening hours extended.”