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.