What now?

Workers who have lost their jobs following the closure of Caerlee Mills in Innerleithen are waiting to hear what support they will receive as they attempt to find new employment today.

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Peebleshire textile mill closes

Production at Caerlee Mills in Innerleithen has ended after 225 years. Scotland's oldest continually operating textile mill will immediately shed 33 jobs as efforts to keep it open fail.