Jobs threat at Nestle plant

AS MANY as 20 jobs could go in a proposal put to workers at the Nestlé plant in Girvan last week.

The company, which makes chocolate confectionery at the site, said it is proposing an investment to ensure the long-term viability of the plant in Girvan and local suppliers but it would have an “impact on our workforce”.

The news comes just a week after Solway Precast in Barrhill announced that up to 60 jobs may go at its plant.

Read more in the Carrick Gazette this week.