Ellesmere Port


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Ellesmere Port,

town (1991 pop. 78,800), Cheshire West and Chester, W central England. Ellesmere Port is located on the Manchester Ship Canal near its junction with the Shropshire Union Canal and the entrance into the Mersey estuary. It is an important oil-refining and distribution center for imported commodities such as iron ore and grain. It also has dye works, auto manufacturing, and various light industries.

Ellesmere Port

a port in NW England, in NW Cheshire on the Mersey estuary and Manchester Ship Canal. Pop.: 66 265 (2001)
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This time K-Klass and Rozalla come to Ellesmere Port for the first time as the main room headliners at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall from 8pm.
In a statement, Vauxhall said it was committed to Astra production at Ellesmere Port and would conduct a 45-day consultation with workers.
Justin Madders, Labour MP Ellesmere Port & Neston, said it was more "devastating news" for workers in the area.
Craig Andrew Proctor, of Shepherds Close, Ellesmere Port, has been remanded in police custody and is set to appear at West Cheshire Magistrates court today.
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Vauxhall, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), has announced that its Ellesmere Port Plant in Cheshire has produced the 100,000th Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer.
A report in a German newspaper claimed that Magna had plans to cut 1,400 jobs at Luton and Ellesmere Port, although it made clear that no final decision had been taken and that discussions were continuing.
Announcing the funding, Trade and Industry Secretary, Patricia Hewitt, said: "Vauxhall's decision to invest further in its Ellesmere Port plant demonstrates that the UK remains a location of choice for the competitive manufacture of motor vehicles in Europe.
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PSA must provide investment guarantees on new models for Ellesmere Port as a matter of urgency.
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