19 jobs to go at Spanboard in Coleraine

There have been calls for a jobs task force to be established in the East Derry area after it emerged that the remaining 19 jobs are likely to be lost at Spanboard in Coleraine.

The company says it's consulting with the workforce, with local MLA John Dallat saying from his contact with the company and the workers it's clear there is no hope.

Three years after 90 employees were let go, he says the gates will now close on the remaining 19, ending over 50 years of chipboard manufacturing in Coleraine.

John Dallat says a focussed task force is now a necessity...

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