Barbour announces plans for more jobs

A North East clothing manufacturer has announced plans to take on sixty workers, boosting employment in the area.

The clothing company Barbour will offer the positions at its factory in South Tyneside as the company expands.

Staff working at the Barbour academy Credit: ITV News

Jobs on offer include working as machinists - who make the word famous Barbour wax jackets - and the firm will hold a recruitment fair later this month.

Barbour now exports to more than 40 countries worldwide.