Jobs under threat as Peacocks goes into administration

Jobs could be lost at the Bradley Stoke branch of Peacocks after the national retailer confirmed it had entered administration after failing to secure its debts. A spokesperson for administrators KPMG has told the BBC that there will “inevitably” be redundancies and store closures across the group. The company’s Chief Executive Richard Kirk said: “This is a hugely sad development

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Opening date for Boots store announced

The Willow Brook Centre (WBC) has announced that Bradley Stoke’s new Boots store will open on Wednesday 9th February. The store will stock a wide range of health and beauty products and provide a full prescription dispensing service through its ‘Midnight Pharmacy’, which will remain open until midnight Monday to Saturday and 4pm on Sunday. A promotional leaflet [PDF, 1.2MB],

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Census jobs available in Bradley Stoke

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is recruiting for a range of full and part time temporary positions to help carry out the next UK census, which will take place on Sunday 27th March 2011. Full application details are available via www.censusjobs.co.uk and also at local job and community centres. Working within the local community, census recruits will engage with

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Boots store and regional office coming to Bradley Stoke

The management of Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre have confirmed that they are in “final discussions” with Boots, the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. Speculation that Boots would be opening soon in Bradley Stoke heightened when a planning application in the company’s name was submitted to South Gloucestershire Council last week. The planning  application concerns unit 1

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