Ellesmere Port announcement due at 10am

General Motors are expected to hold a press conference at Ellesmere Port at 10am today.

It's thought they're going to say the next generation of the Astra will be built at the Cheshire site, where more than 2,100 people work.

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700 new jobs at Ellesmere Port

General Motors has signalled that its factory in Cheshire may be saved. There's intense speculation that the company's plant at Ellesmere Port will become the centre of production for the new Astra.