30 jobs lost in Co Derry as JJB Sports closes

first_img 30 jobs have been lost in County Derry after the closure of JJB Sports stores in Derry and Coleraine.Only three stores, including the branch on the Strand Road in Derry, are staying open after being sold to the Sports Direct company.Twenty-eight jobs have been saved at the Strand Road branch.Meanwhile, figures released by the Stormont Assembly show that one in every 10 young people claiming the dole in Northern Ireland are in Derry.The Foyle area tops the Northern Ireland list with 2,145 aged 16-25 on the dole queue.Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey says the job losses are a blow to the city, and he said more needs to be done to tackle youth unemployment…[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/patr530.mp3[/podcast] 30 jobs lost in Co Derry as JJB Sports closes By News Highland – October 2, 2012 Pinterest Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Google+ Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Newscenter_img WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articlePublic meeting to be held at Malin Head on FridayNext articleDonegal jobs crisis raised in Dail News Highland Google+ Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Continue reading "30 jobs lost in Co Derry as JJB Sports closes"