Nearly 60 printing jobs are under threat in Humberside over proposals to close the press which prints four Northcliffe-owned daily titles.
The Grimsby Telegraph and its sister papers the Scunthorpe Telegraph, Lincolnshire Echo and Hull Daily Mail are all currently printed at the threatened plant in Cleethorpes Road, Grimsby.
A staff consultation has begun over the future of 58 printing and production workers based there.
The staff are employed by Harmsworth Printing (HPL), a division of the Telegraph’s parent company, A & N Media.
The announcement was made following a review of the HPL operation across the country prompted by a decline in third party contract work and the changing requirements of its own publishers.
The Northcliffe Media-owned Telegraph carried the story on its website yesterday. More details are expected today.
anon (26/09/2008 21:59:07)
Will the last one out of Northcliffe switch off the lights.
anon (29/09/2008 09:49:50)
Someone needs a geography lesson. Humberside doesn’t exist anymore. Grimsby is in North East Lincolnshire!!
pedantic anon (29/09/2008 10:36:09)
Humberside does still exist as a county and geographical description (as in Humberside Police, for example), though admittedly not for most administrative functions as these are now the responsibility of unitary councils.
ignorant anon (29/09/2008 23:47:20)
I always thought a humberside was a part for one of those old Hillman Humber cars………