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Historic paper mill closes with loss of 160 jobs

Manufacturing at a historic Sheffield industrial site is set to end after the owners of Oughtibridge Paper Mill announced its closure.

Over 160 jobs could go when the business owned by Swedish firm SCA shuts in 2015. The company makes toilet rolls and paper hand towels for industrial use. They've said expansion of the Oughtibridge site is not economically viable and will move operations to other sites.

Paper production at the mill dates back to Victorian times.