replacement post

replacement post

A term which, as used in the UK, refers to a post (job) which is currently vacant because the previous post-holder retired or moved to another acute hospital trust.
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customers will receive a replacement Post Shield free of charge when they send the company a picture of their broken product.
But in a letter to Coun Alden, Postwatch claim Harborne Lane is "a very valid location" for a replacement post box.
With workers struggling to put up a replacement post, part of the West stand roof was blown off.
With no sign of a replacement Post Office, local Liberal Democrats have launched a campaign to ensure Roseberry gets a post office again.
It's blindingly obvious to them that despite what post office bosses say, the service will get poorer and the queues longer when the replacement post office is set up in WH Smith.
A group of city residents are celebrating success in a campaign for a replacement post box.
There are no immediate prospects for a replacement post office, making the only other city centre facilities available at India Buildings in Water Street, at St John's Precinct or in Leece Street.
The Post Office is refusing to bend to a 600-signature residents' petition demanding a replacement post box.
Following a campaign and petition raised by Hodge Hill MP Liam Byrne the service will continue until a replacement post office branch opens in Ermington Crescent.
Concerns were raised by customers and local councillors over whether a replacement post office would be set up, and whether a continuous service would be provided if a new site was found.
Gwent Police Unison branch secretary Linda Sweet said the union was "optimistic" replacement posts would be found.
The staff will be let go this June - but 55 will be offered replacement posts at a depot in Kildare.
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