POST Office services have returned to a village near Wantage after a four month absence.

Grove Post Office opened at the Co-op, in Grovelands Shopping Centre, on Tuesday.

The branch had been closed since December, following the resignation of the Postmaster.

All the store's services and details

Clare Downs, Head of Commercial Partnerships at The Midcounties Co-operative said: “As a community retailer, we are delighted to be welcoming Post Office customers to our store. Adding Post Office services will be of great benefit to the local community.”

The opening hours are 8am to 8pm Monday-Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

The store had been due to open on Friday, April 12.