There is a glimmer of hope for the town of Grangemouth this afternoon as crisis talks between Ineos and Unite have reopened.
It is hoped an agreement can be met within the next 24hours.
Lisa Moir reports live from the site.
Ryan Strachan, reporting for Radio Napier News, in Grangemouth.
Grangemouth workers union UNITE are optimistic after fresh talks with petrochemical company Ineos. A survival package has been created which bodes well for the future of Grangemouth.
By Jonathan Davis
The future of Grangemouth Petrochemical Plant took an upward turn today as union leaders confirmed they are in talks with chemical giants, Ineos to ensure the survival of the site.
All 800 employees of the Grangemouth facility were told on Wednesday they would be left jobless after Ineos announced plant’s impending closure.
However, their may be hope yet, as recent developments suggest both parties are hopeful of a more positive resolution.
Jonathan Davis reports from Grangemouth.
Yesterday the Grangemouth petrochemical plant looked set to lose 800 jobs and close down for good. However, a new move by union Unite could save the site.
by Alex Watson
The future of Grangemouth chemical plant hangs in the balance today, as crisis talks continue between owner Ineos and Unite workers union.
Yesterday, it looked as if there was set to be no happy ending for employees at Grangemouth Petrochemical Plant. But a surprising u-turn by Unite today has brought new hope for the 800 jobs under threat.
Alicia Simpson reports: