Tesco has announced the closure of its Harlow food distribution centre where 800 people work.
The shop workers union has described the news as "devastating".
"This is absolutely devastating news for our members and their families. Usdaw will be entering into a 90 day consultation with Tesco to explore all possible options to reduce any job losses."
More top news
Norwich City moved up to third in the Championship table after taking all three points in the vital derby clash against Ipswich Town
Cold with wintry showers this evening and during Monday.
A woman in her 20s has died after the car she was driving crashed into a water-filled ditch. Her passenger managed to escape.