New bid could save Carlisle jobs

Hoopers in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

A firm bid to take over the failing Hoopers store in Carlisle has been received from the owners of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill. The Langholm based firm is run by local businessman Philip Day, he spoke to our reporter Ryan Dollard and explained they wanted to move quickly to reassure the 83 people who's jobs are under threat.

ITV Border's Ryan Dollard sent this report.