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Report by Jan Collier. Our thanks to Charles Sonnex who volunteered to be our EETN photographer.
Chris Grayling with some of our volunteers
We were delighted to welcome Epsom and Ewell MP Chris Grayling back to our studio once again on Thursday, 21st September. We were particularly grateful that he was able to keep his date with us following a last-minute cabinet meeting earlier that day. Chris was met by our Chairman Judy Sarssam and Jane Wheeler and then chatted with our team of volunteers, before joining Jan collier in the studio for a special interview.
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Chris Grayling talks to Jan Collier
The interview under way, with Bill Newton at the controls
Volunteers welcoming Chris Grayling to the studio before his interview
We’re happy to report that at last Epsom has its much needed Post Office back, although in a new location.
It was officially opened on 19th July by the Mayor, Councillor Liz Frost, (who is also our President at EETN) and also on hand at the ceremony was the new Postmaster Nidhi Prashar and Network Operations Advisor Sarah Cornish. The Post Office is located temporarily in Epsom Town Hall in The Parade, just three minutes walk from the old Post Office. Opening hours are Monday—Friday9am-5pm. So it’s open for business and waiting for customers and the friendly cashiers would love you to help spread the word. Hooray say all of us!
As Age Concern Epsom and Ewell celebrates its 70th Anniversary, Jan Collier talks to Dorah May Hancock from the charity, about the many services on offer for older people in the borough. She also finds out more about the free nostalgic, open air celebration in July to which everyone is invited.
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