"Devastating blow" as Coca Cola axes nearly 300 jobs - with Wakefield site affected

It's been announced Coca Cola will cut nearly 300 jobs.

The loss, at Coca Cola Enterprises, was described as “a devastating blow” by the union Unite.

Coca Cola is to close down its Direct Store Delivery operation resulting in 288 redundancies, 160 of which are Unite drivers and warehouse workers. The sites affected include Bristol, East Kilbride, North London, Northampton, Sidcup and Wakefield.