A LOCAL post office owner says he is delighted to have won an award for the Best Travel Performer.

Penarth Post Office beat seven other competitors to gain the accolade at the Post Office Retail Sales Awards 2018.

The manager of Penarth Post Office, Sajaad Yasin, who took over the branch in September 2017, said it was a great achievement.

"It was a great honour to receive the award as it shows all our hard work is paying off and being recognised for the fantastic service offered at Penarth Post office," he said.

"We put our customers first. We are different to other office as we are fully trained on a regular basis and offer the best advise and service to our customers. We always go above and beyond to provide an excellent customer service experience here in Penarth."

Mr Yasin, 36, is no stranger to running post offices, as he previously ran one in Abertillery and has 15 years of experience in the business.

The Retail Sales Awards were held in London on June 16 and 170 members of post offices across the UK came together for the event.

For more information about the awards, visit onepostoffice.co.uk