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Coca Cola to axe jobs

It's been announced Coca Cola could cut nearly 300 jobs - with 54 to go in Wakefield under the plans.

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Nearly 300 jobs to go at Coca Cola

The Coca Cola factory in Wakefield

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.

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