Straiton sports store closes

FIFTEEN jobs have been lost at a Midlothian sports store.

JJB Sports employees at Pentland Retail Park, Straiton, have been made redundant following the company’s takeover by Sports Direct International.

The company has acquired 20 of JJB’s stores, the brand and website, securing around 550 jobs in the UK. The remaining 133 stores have been closed, resulting in around 2,200 redundancies.

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