The postmaster at Thackley Post Office said they were treating the closure as a business decision but would not make any further
She is the postmaster of the sub-post office where the postal orders were cashed.
The postmaster said the mail-carrier would come by in an hour to take the mail on to Summit.
The postmaster fears rural post offices like Sherston and Hullavington will close without the income received through benefit transactions.
Her father was the postmaster at Newbridge Post Office, following a career in the British army.
The postmaster of a Bradford post office earmarked for closure blames a loss of trade on child benefits being paid into banks.
In response to the spate of armed robberies, the Post Office told postmasters and postmistresses warning them to be extra vigilant.
The Church hopes that providing rent-free or subsidised facilities will cut the overheads of running a rural post office and persuade the Post Office to replace postmasters .
The report suggests a buy-out scheme for postmasters and postmistresses who would then have the option of becoming agents.
For years now, postmasters and postmistresses have been sorting post, something that we were never meant to be doing.