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‘Deep sadness’ as Barrowby Post Office to close for good

Rising costs and fewer customers, coupled with Royal Mail issues, have forced the closure of a long-standing village post office. Since announcing that Barrowby Post Office will close at the end of April, postmistress Jennifer Pinner has been overwhelmed by kindness from the village community. Dozens of people have left …

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Royal Mail threatens to put postal service into administration

Royal Mail issued a threat to put its loss-making postal service into administration, it emerged on Tuesday, amid escalating talks with union chiefs. According to the Telegraph, the postal operator – part of the recently-renamed International Distributions Services – had warned unions that it could place the regulated part of …

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Ransomware attacks up 45% in February, LockBit responsible

After a month-on-month decline during the first few weeks of 2023, the number of ransomware attacks tracked in the wild soared by 45% in February, largely driven by an increase in LockBit activity, according to proprietary data published today by NCC Group. NCC’s Global Threat Intelligence Team recorded 240 ransomware …

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Hotter Shoes owner Unbound Group mulls sale

Unbound Group, the owner of British footwear retailer Hotter Shoes, is considering accepting a takeover bid by knitwear specialist WoolOvers Group Limited. In a statement Tuesday, Unbound said it is “in discussions with WoolOvers Group in relation to a possible cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued …

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