KIRKBYMOORSIDE Post Office is set for a refurbishment and longer opening hours.

The post office in the Market Place will be open 51 hours per week, and until 5.30pm on Saturday.

It will also get a new open-plan retail area.

It will close for refurbishment from 12.30pm on Saturday, July 12.

It will reopen at 1pm on Friday, July 25.

In the meantime, the nearest branches are in Helmsley and Pickering.