Gateshead job losses as Comet makes redundancies

Over forty jobs are set to go in Gateshead from Comet's home delivery network Credit: ITV

45 jobs are going in Gateshead in the latest round of redundancies at the electricals chain Comet.

The jobs are being cut from the company's home delivery network which has a base at the Metro Riverside Park near the Metro Centre.

A further total of seven hundred jobs are being cut across the country after the company announced that it was going into administration.

Nearly thirty stores are facing closure, but so far none of those is in the North East.