Hull City Council have confirmed around 240 jobs - the equivalent of 170 full-time jobs - will be lost. It was decided at a cabinet meeting this morning.
It brings expected job losses in the local area to more than 1,000, after Kimberly-Clark confirmed it is to close its giant manufacturing plant in Barton-upon-Humber, putting 378 jobs at risk.
A meeting to try to save 249 jobs at Seven Seas has taken place - and MP Karl Turner says he's "hopeful" the company might stay in Hull, though jobs will still be lost.
More top news
Turning cold once more overnight into Monday. A mainly dry few days with temperatures recovering towards midweek. Cloudy at times
A 21-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Sheffield just before midnight yesterday.
Engineers are continuing work to restore gas supplies to customers in North Yorkshire who have been left without gas for over 36 hours.