Friday 12 June 2009

Trinity plans five newspaper office closures

Trinity Mirror has announced that five newspaper offices in Scotland could close with the loss of 11 jobs, five in editorial, HoldtheFrontPage reports today.
The company has revealed plans to create six hubs for all its weekly titles in the Scottish and Universal Newspapers division.
The plans will affect staff on 17 titles with bases in East Kilbride, Rutherglen, Coatbridge, Wishaw and Irvine Factory to shut.
Trinity Mirror said it was now in a consultation period with staff and hoped to achieve all redundancies voluntarily. A Trinity spokesman is quoted: "All journalists working under the new structure will be given a full programme of multimedia training and the appropriate equipment.

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