Barclaycard offices in Thornaby where around 275 Firstsource staff, currently processing Payment Protection Insurance claims for the credit card provider, are expected to lose their jobs.
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Dry and chilly overnight. Warmer in any sunny spells Sunday
Predominantly dry over the coming few days with variable cloud & some sunshine. Cool start but daytime temperatures should recover a little
War veterans taking part in the walk of Britain got a singing send-off from school pupils in Northumberland.