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Echo, August 16, 1990

VITAL TRAINING UNDER THREAT

A drastic cut in government support left Haverhill Training Services fighting for its life.

Six people were made redundant in a bid to ensure the survival of in the town of HTS (which offered career training).

The government training agency had cut the amount of financial support it received for each trainee and inflation had made matters worse.

The job cuts were seen as the only way to keep HTS afloat in the town.

CO-OP ANNOUNCES MOVE TO FORMER SAINSBURY’S SHOP

The Co-op announced it was to take over Sainsbury’s Jubilee Walk supermarket in Haverhill when it moved to its giant new store in Hancett End at the end of the month.

The move was expected to create 20 new jobs after the building underwent a five week refurbishment.

The Co-op said is was moving its grocery department from its High Street department store in Haverhill and that it would be called CRS Leo’s.

The retailer had not decided whether or not to keep the building and improve the department store.



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