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END OF AN ERA AS DARBY’S PIES SHUTS UP SHOP

A Newcastle icon has closed its doors for the final time this afternoon.

Darby’s Pies shutting is up shop at its 27 stores as well as its Gateshead bakery.

The closure leaves 120 staff out of a job, with the business now in the hands of liquidators.

Darby’s had become somewhat of a Newcastle icon, established in 1969 it became famous for selling $1 pies.

NBN News will have more on the closure in tonight’s news.

 

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Jack is NBN News' Digital & Social Media Producer. Born and bred in Newcastle, Jack has previously worked in the news team as an editor and cameraman as well as on outside broadcasts. A passion for local content, Jack sees the importance of connecting communities with their local news, sport and weather.

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2 comments

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    Very poor treatment of the staff, only advised today, those responsible should be held accountable.