These closures will be a massive blow for the workers and the local areas affected. As more and more people are made redundant, job opportunities are becoming even scarcer. We now owe it to our members and their families to do everything in our power to help and support them.
We hope Dairy Crest's management will rethink this decision and we urge them to offer the staff affected every opportunity for redeployment within the business.
More top news
Overnight temperatures plummet, leading to the risk of ice on untreated surfaces
The contract will secure work on the Warton production line into the next decade
A cold, frosty and icy weather story overnight into Monday, but plenty of winter sunshine to start the week