Coca Cola has today announced it will be axing almost 300 jobs across the UK, including staff at its Northampton plant on the Brackmills Industrial Estate.
Union Unite has described the decision as a 'devastating blow'.
Cola Coca Enterprises is a highly profitable and successful global company and we will be doing everything in our power to protect jobs.
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