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Job cuts as Comet and Premier Foods close

More than a hundred jobs have been lost in the region as Premier Foods and Comet close premises. Staff at the electrical retailer in Barnstaple and Yeovil have today been dismantling the shop units after redundancies were announced yesterday.

The Comet distribution centre in Exeter has also closed. Meanwhile Premier Foods is also shutting its Hovis bread site in Plymouth. Seth Conway's report here.

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Job losses at Comet in Barnstaple

Staff at Comet in Barnstaple are dismantling the shop units Credit: ITV News

Staff at Comet in Barnstaple are dismantling the shop units today after being made redundant. 12 employees at the store have lost their jobs. Meanwhile, 33 workers at the Exeter distribution centre are also facing redundancy.

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