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
The morning weather update for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire with Jon Mitchell
The daughter of a Bradford businessman who vanished almost nine years ago has spoken about his disappearance for the first time.
An ex-racing horse and a chicken have struck up a stable friendship and now do everything together - from riding to sleeping.