The owners of the Westport Post Office and Triangle News, Tim and Sandra Legg, have announced that they will be retiring before the end of March 2002. They started their business in July 1996, but there has been a Post Office at the Triangle since the 1920s.
This means that there will only be one post office in Malmesbury, at Allday's Supermarket on High Street, an extra walk for the many nearby residents who currently pick up their pension at Westport Post Office.
Triangle News is part of a small group of shops that provide a vital service to people living on the Westport side of Malmesbury. These include:
FOOTNOTE:- The bad news continued with the closure of Triangle Stores on September 17th 2002 "due to circumstances beyond the control of management".