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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Border Cars admits financial difficulties

Credit: Border Cars

Over 200 jobs could be at risk after one of the region's leading independent car dealerships confirmed it was facing financial difficulties.

Border cars has several showrooms in Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway and Ayrshire. They include two in Carlisle, two in Dumfries, Workington, Stranraer and Ayr.

“Unfortunately, the company has now entered financial difficulty. Although the situation regarding the company’s future is ongoing, correspondence has been made with the over 200 employees and the management team is committed to open communication with the well-valued staff. We understand this is an uncertain and difficult time for our employees, and we are doing our utmost to preserve jobs where at all possible.”

– Border cars spokesperson