Union leaders at Vauxhall are calling for top level talks to try to avoid compulsory redundancies at the Ellesmere Port plant.
They want meetings with the government and parent company PSA.
Four hundred people - nearly a quarter of the workforce - have been told their jobs are to go.
The car manufacturer is blaming falling demand for the Astra model which is made at the plant.
Unions are seeking urgent talks with the Government and Vauxhall after describing plans to cut 400 jobs at the car giant as a "major blow".Read the full story ›
Staff at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory will today be told of plans to cut 400 jobs from the site's 1,800 strong workforce.Read the full story ›
Vauxhall is to cut 400 jobs at its Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire by the end of the year.Read the full story ›
Eleven historic narrow boats are being lifted out of a canal in Cheshire later in a massive operation.
The boats, some more than a- hundred years old, had been stored at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port
It'll enable conservation work to be carried out, so that the exhibits can re-floated.
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The long-term future of the Vauxhall plant at Ellesmere Port is uncertain after a French car maker buys the European arm of General MotorsRead the full story ›
Justin Madders MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston is to meet Greg Clark later today to seek reassurance over the sale of Vauxhall motors. He says he remains hopeful but says the government needs to work with unions and workers to ensure the future of the Cheshire plant.
The French car giant PSA Group announced this morning that it is to buy the European operations of General Motors, including Vauxhall in Cheshire, for £1.9billion. Unions say they have been assured that the plant in Ellesmere Port will continue making the Astra until 2021. Workers say they are concerned but remain hopeful for their jobs.
French car giant PSA Group is to buy the European operations of General Motors, including Vauxhall in the UK, for £1.9billion, the company has announced.
Unions say they have been assured that the Vauxhall plant in Cheshire will continue making the Astra until 2021 regardless of a takeover.