Northamptonshire factory to hold talks on future

A Northamptonshire food processing factory, which is under threat of closure, has started talks about its future. Solway Foods in Corby announced on Friday that it's begun a 45 day consultation period, putting more than 900 jobs at risk.

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Task force to be set up to help save Corby factory

A food processing factory in Northamptonshire which is under threat of closure has held talks over its future.

Solway Foods in Corby announced on Friday that it had begun a 45 day consultation period, putting more than 900 jobs at risk.

This morning bosses met with the local MP Andy Sawford and the Borough Council. They are setting up a joint task force to try to help the factory stay open.

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Task force to help keep Corby factory open

Solway Foods, Corby, Northamptonshire Credit: ITV News Anglia
Andy Sawford MP with Corby Borough Council Leader Tom Beattie Credit: ITV News Anglia

A Northamptonshire food processing factory, which is under threat of closure, has started talks about its future.

Solway Foods in Corby announced on Friday that it's begun a 45 day consultation period, putting more than 900 jobs at risk.

Company bosses met with the local MP Andy Sawford and the leader of Corby Borough Council, Tom Beattie, this morning.

A task force is now being set up by Andy Sawford MP and the Council to try to help the factory stay open.

Andy Sawford MP, said. "We aim to do anything we can to keep Solway here in the town and obviously we want to talk to them about their decision making process, about time scales for any changes."

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