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Trade union leaders were told by BL cars yesterday that the company is speeding up its plans to cut the labour force by 25,000. The news was given to the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions' motor industry leaders by Mr Ray Horrocks, chairman of BL Cars at a meeting in LondonThe Birmingham Post, March 1980

50 years ago

A new company, Associated Broadcasting Co Ltd, to operate as a television programme contractor has been jointly formed by Associated Brodcasting Development Co Ltd and Incorporated Television Programme Co Ltd. The firm will have a fully-paid share and loan capital of pounds 1,500,000 and the approval of the Capital Issues Committee has been soughtThe Birmingham Post, March 1955

100 years ago

Yesterday Edward Porter, of Albion Street, Coventry, was engaged upon a ladder doing some shafting at the engineering works of Messrs A. Herbert and Co., The Butts, when he apparently became giddy and fell to the ground. Two doctors were called to the site and it was found he had suffered serious injuries to his head. He was removed to the Coventry and Warwick Hospital in a critical conditionThe Birmingham Daily Post, March 1905
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Mar 10, 2005
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