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A High Street fashion chain is set to create 3,400 jobs as part of its expansion plans.

The new posts will come from the expansion of the Burton Group's Debenhams chain, which next year sees a new Debenhams store opening in Brighton.

In 1999 further stores will open in Banbury, Oxfordshire, and Reading.

UP TO 1,000 jobs are to be created in London and the South-East as part of national expansion plans announced by supermarket giant Safeway.

New stores, employing 150-250 staff, will open in Thamesmead, East London, Canvey Island and Maldon in Essex, and High Wycombe, Bucks.

More than 8,000 jobs will be created by Safeway across the UK by 1999.

PUBS and hotels group Greenall is planning a major expansion drive which will provide 2,000 jobs over the coming year.

The Warrington-based group is anxious to boost its presence where it was under-represented, particularly in Scotland and the South-East.

The 2,000 jobs will be full- and part-time and be spread throughout the UK.

WORK has just begun on a massive new sorting office near Gatwick Airport that will provide jobs for more than 500.

The Royal Mail is building the hi-tech pounds 20 million postal depot to handle an anticipated increase in demand in the next century.

Midlands & E. Anglia WORKLINE

A High Street fashion chain is set to create 3,400 jobs as part of its expansion plans.

The new posts will come from the expansion of the Burton Group's Debenhams chain, which next year sees a new store opening in Brighton. In 1999 further stores will open in Banbury, Oxfordshire, and Reading.

PUBS and hotels group Greenall is planning a major expansion drive which is set to create 2,000 jobs over the coming year. The Warrington-based group is anxious to boost its presence where it was under-represented, particularly in Scotland and the South-East. The 2,000 jobs will be both full- and part-time.

SAFEWAY is creating 8,000 jobs over the next two years. Most of the new positions will come from a rolling programme of store openings, although some staff will be taken on in existing outlets to improve customer service.

HUNDREDS of jobs are on their way to Newark this summer in a multi-million- pound package of investments lined up by council chiefs. A series of deals have been signed with new and existing companies at the Newark industrial estate.

IF you are looking for work but don't know the first thing about putting together a CV, there is a session for you at the Nottingham Careers Centre, Hockley, tomorrow morning. Between 9am and noon, there is a free course entitled Preparing Your Own CV. You will have to move fast, though - the session is limited to just 12. Call 0115 948 4484 for information.

Yorkshire WORKLINE

ONE of Bradford's top Asian restaurants has lined up two multi- million-pound projects which would bring 450 jobs to the city.

Owners of the Mumtaz Paan House and Mumtaz Food Products chain plan to extend their restaurant into the country's biggest Asian eaterie. The company is also building a new food-processing factory at a cost of pounds 5 million.

SAFEWAY is to create 8,000 jobs throughout the UK over the next two years. Most of the supermarket giant's new positions will come from a rolling programme of store openings, although some staff will be taken on in existing stores to improve customer service.

Among the stores being opened in Yorkshire this financial year is a supermarket at Todmorden.

IF YOU'VE secretly always dreamed of running your own pub, make sure you're not propping up the bar at your local tonight and instead make your way to the Victoria Hotel, Bridge Street, Bradford.

The Confederation of Professional Licensees is urgently looking for individuals or couples who are keen to break into the business.

It is hosting a free management induction seminar in the hotel tonight to explain more.

If you fancy yourself as a Jack or Vera Duckworth, or think Peggy Mitchell has got the best job in Albert Square, reserve your place on 0151 653 3200 now.

North West & N Wales WORKLINE

PUBS and hotels group Greenall is planning a major expansion drive which is set to create 2,000 jobs over the coming year.

The Warrington-based group is anxious to boost its presence where it was under-represented, particularly in Scotland and the South-East. The 2,000 jobs will be both full- and part-time and be spread throughout the UK.

A HIGH Street fashion chain will provide 3,400 jobs as part of its expansion plans. The new posts will come from the expansion of the Burton Group's Debenhams chain.

SAFEWAY is creating 8,000 jobs over the next two years. Most of the new positions will come from a rolling programme of store openings, although some staff will be taken on in existing outlets to improve customer service.

YOUNG people from the Salford area hoping to find work are to be helped by a pounds 600,000 project, backed by Manchester Training and Enterprise Council. As part of the initiative, any youngsters who have dropped out of school before gaining traditional qualifications will receive a 13-week period of in-house training before being placed with an employer.

THE University of Liverpool is running a software technology retraining programme for anyone who is currently unemployed but has previous computing experience. The full-time course - which is free - runs from June 19 to September 26. For further details, phone 0151 794 8279/8275.

S Wales & S West WORKLINE

A HIGH Street fashion chain is set to create 3,400 jobs as part of its expansion plans.

The new posts will come from the expansion of the Burton Group's Debenhams chain, which next year sees a new store opening in Brighton. In 1999 further stores will open in Banbury, Oxfordshire, and Reading.

AROUND 100 jobs could be provided if proposals for a car plant on the garden festival site at Ebbw Vale are passed. The Welsh Development Agency has applied to Blaenau Gwent Council for a 50,000 sq ft unit on the site.

AN enterprise park is trebling in size to try to bring in 600 new jobs to Anglesey. The Bryn Cefni industrial park, which will expand to 40 acres, is being backed by the local council and the Welsh Development Agency after FAUN Municipal Vehicles decided to build a pounds 3.5 million factory.

UP to 300 new jobs are being created by systems management firm Serco, which is taking over the former offices of Littlewoods Pools in Splott, Cardiff, for a telephone train inquiry service.

A MULTI-MILLION pound venture by a South Wales businessman will create 100 new jobs - thanks to Hollywood legends Laurel and Hardy.

Terry Briscombe, from Penarth, who has launched the world's first Laurel and Hardy theme restaurant in Cardiff's St Mary's Street, has brought 30 jobs to the area.

Another 70 will come at branches in Swansea, Bristol, Bridgend and Newport.

North -East WORKLINE

PUBS and hotels group Greenall is planning a major expansion drive which is set to create 2,000 jobs over the coming year. The Warrington- based group is anxious to boost its presence where it was under-represented, particularly in Scotland and the South-East. The 2,000 jobs will be both full- and part-time.

A HIGH Street fashion chain is set to provide 3,400 jobs as part of its expansion plans. The new posts will come from the expansion of the Burton Group's Debenhams chain, which next year sees a new store opening in Brighton.

SAFEWAY is creating 8,000 jobs over the next two years. Most of the new positions will come from a rolling programme of store openings, although some staff will be taken on in existing outlets to improve customer service.

ADULTS on Tyneside have the chance to try out a range of vocational and educational activities until 9pm tonight, as part of an exhibition organised by the Tyneside Training and Enterprise Council outside the House of Fraser at the Gateshead MetroCentre. A NEW apprenticeship scheme at Wallsend's Swan Hunter shipyard for local 21- to 25-year-olds will find work for 150 young people.

THE South-based convenience store group, Londis, is expanding in the North-East and needs recruitment and development staff in the Newcastle area. Call 0181 941 0344 for details.
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