Solway jobs blow

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THERE was shock news this week as a major Carrick employer announced an “operational review” of its manufacturing plant in Barrhill which could lead to the possible loss of up to 60 jobs.

Barr Limited has announced it is to undertake a review of its Solway Precast concrete manufacturing plant in Barrhill.

A statutory 30-day period of consultation will be undertaken with the 60 employees, most of whom are understood to live between Stranraer and Maybole.

Read the full story in the Carrick Gazette this week.