110 jobs are to go at the SABIC UK Petrochemicals on Teesside. The company currently employs a 700 strong workforce across its Teesside operations.
A fall in demand for its products as a result of the world-wide recession has lead to the major restructuring programme across its operations in Europe. Fifty contractor agency positions are also being lost.
More top news
Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
Cold and clear with widespread frost on Sunday night. Sunny Monday then showers
A number of Britons are feared stranded on Mount Everest after the Nepal earthquake triggered a deadly avalanche on Saturday.