Scarborough's M&S survives latest wave of store closures

Marks & Spencer in Scarborough has not been earmarked for closure.
Marks & Spencer in Scarborough has not been earmarked for closure.

Scarborough's M&S is not among the stores earmarked for closure.

Yesterday the retailer published a list of 17 stores it intends to shut in the next five years as part of its restructuring plan which aims to move a third of its sales online.

Scarborough's branch on Newborough is not on the list.

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The proposed closures in Yorkshire will affect stores in Hull, Huddersfield and Rotherham.

Nationally, the move will have an impact on more than 1,000 staff who will take part in a consultation process.

Last year, M&S in Bridlington closed its doors for the last time in April causing much disappointment among shoppers in the town.