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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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About Jack Antcliff

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Jack Antcliff is NBN News's Digital & Social Media Producer. Jack has also worked as a cameraman and editor in the news department and worked on NBN's outside broadcasts. He has a wide knowledge of all sports. Born and raised in Newcastle, Jack has an encyclopaedic knowledge of sport across Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

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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.