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Friday, July 4, 2014
The steady advance of new car sales shows no sign of slowing down.
There were 228,291 new registrations in June, a 6.2pc rise on the total for June 2013, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.
Last month was the 28th consecutive month of growth and means that sales for the year so far have reached more than 1.28 million - a 10.6pc rise on the first six months of last year.
Around 2,000 Tesco workers discovered their jobs were at risk after the supermarket giant disclosed the locations of 43 store closures including two in Essex - a Homeplus store at Chelmsford and a smaller store in Heybridge.