Branch saved in Peacocks buyout

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MORE than a dozen jobs have been saved at a South Tyneside store after a national buy-out deal.

Although more than 3,000 jobs were axed after ailing fashion chain Peacocks was sold out of administration yesterday, the Jarrow store has won a reprieve.

Coun Tom Hanson, chairman of Jarrow community area forum, said: “This is great news, particularly with unemployment being what it is.


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