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Two Sisters group in talks to buy S&A Foods site

A major food manufacturer have said they are interested in buying the former S&A Foods site in Derby, after the company went into administration last month.

The Two Sisters Food Group has confirmed it wants to purchase the site. Credit: PA

More than 300 people lost their jobs at the firm, which specialised in supplying Indian ready-meals.

The Two Sisters Food Group has confirmed it wants to purchase the site on Shaftsbury Street South. S&A Foods stopped operations after they lost a major contract with ASDA.


Jobs fair to be held for Goodyear staff facing redundancy

A jobs fair for workers facing redundancy at Goodyear is to be held at Dunstall Racecourse later.

More than 330 workers will lose their jobs Credit: ITV News Central

In October the firm's bosses announced that more than 330 staff will lose their jobs during a phased closure throughout 2016.

Goodyear have been manufacturing tyres and compounds in Wolverhampton for 88 years.

The first staff will go on December 31st.


Continued boost to Leicester's economy after series of major events

Leicester's economy has been given a dramatic boost thanks to a number of high profile events this year, like the reinterment of Richard III and the Rugby World Cup.

The city council says visitors from all over the world are continuing to flock to Leicester. Record crowds turned out this weekend for the annual Diwali Lights Switch on, and businesses say they're booming. Rajiv Popat reports

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