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10:33, 27 SEP 2018
Mount Carmel High School
'Air stewardess left me humiliated over deadly strawberry allergy' - Oswaldtwistle teen
Chloe Fitzpatrick, 19, claims she was told she would have to get a different flight home from Greece
Major jobs blow to town as holiday firm announces cuts
Around 100 Thomas Cook staff in Accrington have been told they’re at risk of losing their jobs as part of swingeing job cuts across the country.
Jobs blow as holiday firm Sitel closes Accrington call centre
Online holiday company Sitel is closing its call centre in Accrington with the loss of 250 jobs. The US-based outsourcing company will move out of the Globe Centre in November after nearly three years at the site.
Holidaymaker’s Tunisian riot hell
A holidaymaker from Accrington has spoken of the chaos in Tunisia where clashes between armed police and anti-government protesters left dozens dead.
Tragic mum loses rare cancer fight
A CANCER sufferer who was given the all clear by doctors has died after the disease returned and ravaged her body.
Jobs joy as online holiday firm expands
A BOOMING online holiday company is creating another 180 jobs at its call centre in Accrington.
Couple's Mexican wedding day fear
A COUPLE’S dream £32,000 Mexican wedding is hanging in the balance as swine flu grips the world.
Firm's 200 jobs boom beats gloom
A BOOMING online holiday company has bucked the credit crunch trend by creating 200 new jobs in Accrington.
Council to monitor credit crunch impact
COUNCIL bosses have agreed to monitor the impact of the credit crunch in Hyndburn.
Black Friday as workers clock off for last time
A GLOOM-laden Halloween is in store for Hyndburn today with over 100 workers at the town’s Nori brickworks and Thomas Cook call centre clocking off for the last time.
Credit crunch worries start to take a grip
PEOPLE are preparing for a turbulent economic future as Hyndburn starts to feel the credit crunch in earnest.
End of an era as 80 jobs go to the wall
THE closure of an historic brickworks synonymous with Accrington’s heritage could lead to over 80 redundancies as the credit crunch tightens its grip.
Call centre staff get their notices
STAFF at Accrington’s Thomas Cook call centre will be formally given their notices next week before the operation comes to a close at the end of October.
Battle goes on for angry call centre workers
STAFF at Thomas Cook’s Globe Centre site in Accring-ton could be made redundant as early as October.
Crisis-hit firm's jobs shocker
HYNDBURN’S largest and oldest textile company has become the latest victim of the credit crunch by announcing it has gone into administration.
Fury as travel giant refuses to talk to unions
UNION officials have gone head-to-head with travel giant Thomas Cook after being locked out of crisis talks.
Big jobs blow at travel firm
THE axing of 260 jobs at travel agent giants Thomas Cook has dealt a "major blow" to the Accrington economy.
Dream trip turned into nightmare
A FAMILY of seven is taking action against a tour operator after their dream trip turned into the holiday from hell.
Uncertain future for Accrington staff as travel giants merge
AROUND 200 Accrington workers face an uncertain future after the merger of two giant travel companies.
Roll of honour
THE 11th Battalion East Lancs - those killed or died of wounds in July 1916 …