Cash goes 'plastic' in Wigton

80 jobs will be created in Wigton at a company that will produce the Bank of England's new five and ten pound notes.

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Plastic bank notes mean cash boost for Wigton

The new plastic Bank of England bank notes are almost certainly going to be manufactured right here in our region.

It'll mean a new 20 million pounds factory will be built in West Cumbria, creating around 80 new jobs.

Innovia Security in Wigton is close to signing the contract to supply the material for the new-style five and ten pound notes, which will be brought into circulation in two years' time. Matthew Taylor reports.

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