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Now Is The Summer Of Our Discount Tents.

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Not any more it isn't. Too punny by far.


No more summers of discount tents

Sep 7 2006

By The Journal

Long-established family firm Freemans Camping Centre has gone out of business after 47 years on the Bigg Market in Newcastle.

Creditors are owed around £30,000 and the business's six staff have all been made redundant. The shop was well known for its window displays, particularly the Shakespearean-inspired Now is the summer of our discount tents.


250 jobs to go as ferry operator is taken overSep 7 2006

By Graeme King, The Journal

There were starkly contrasting emotions at the offices of the two main ferry operators in North Shields yesterday as one was bought out by the other.



130 jobs go when company closes

MORE than 130 jobs will be lost at a Blyth electronics firm when it is forced to close later this year.

TT Electronic Manufacturing Services (TTems), which operates from the Kitty Brewster estate, is set to lose all of its 132 employees in December when the plant will close.

The firm, which produces components for the telecoms and defence industries, is one of the largest owned contract electronic manufacturers in the country, and it is expected the work will go to Malaysia and the company's second site at Rogerstone, South Wales.

At one stage the Blyth plant employed 700 people, but now officers say production is no longer viable and operations will cease in December



Fighting talk after NJP closure


06 September 2006 08:50

A key player in the last few months of New Jarrold Print-ing (NJP) came out fighting last night as the dust settled after the closure of a historic Norwich printing firm.

Workers at the NJP factory in Whitefriars were told by administrators on Monday night that the loss of a key National Magazines contract spelled the end of the line.

NJP - formerly part of the Jarrold empire - was formed following a management buy-in in 2004. Its closure means the loss of 286 jobs and the end of a business in Norwich for nearly two centuries.

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87 jobs axed as factory closes

AN AMBERGATE factory is to close at the end of December with the loss of 87 jobs.

Stevenson's Dyers at Bullbridge, which is part of Quantum Clothing Group broke the devastating news to employees on Friday.

The factory will close its doors when the current order book is completed, leaving many without a job over the Christmas


The reason for closure is a result of the business being faced with reducing production volumes, closely linked to the decline of the UK textile industry and increasing

utility costs


90 jobs are under threat at plant

Montupet is to stop production of alloy wheels at its Belfast plant

A car components firm has said there could be as many as 90 redundancies after it decided to stop production of alloy wheels at its Belfast plant.

Management of Montupet met union representatives on Wednesday.

The company said a drop in wheel sales is putting it at risk, but there may be fewer job losses if there is a deal to start cylinder head production.


250 jobs go at call centreSep 7 2006

By Neil Hodgson, Liverpool Echo

MORE than 250 jobs are under threat at a Merseyside call centre.

The job losses are linked to a contract between Vertex in Knowsley and energy provider Powergen

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