UK recession: Yorks and Humber

Page last updated at 11:41 GMT, Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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An Oriental ready meals manufacturer announces the closure of its Grimsby site with the loss of 180 jobs.

A West Yorkshire-based travel agent with offices in Leeds and Huddersfield ceases trading, with the loss of 19 jobs.

A packaging firm announces the creation of 35 jobs in Scunthorpe after its site in Herefordshire was destroyed by fire.

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Ryanair announces it is to set up a base at Leeds Bradford International Airport, creating hundreds of new jobs.

Some of 160 staff at the Del Monte factory in York face job uncertainty after a contract was lost at the site.

Not all green shoots for farmers
Small agricultural businesses find themselves hardest hit by the economic crisis, with some dairy farmers opting to retire early.

Corus plans another 366 job cuts
Corus confirms it plans to cut a further 366 jobs at its plant in Scunthorpe, a week after it said 500 jobs were to go.

7/7 memorial firm 'in difficulty'
A Sheffield firm which made the memorial for the 7 July bombing victims says it is suffering from the effects of the recession.

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