Sad Local News…

October 3, 2013

It seems to be the end of an era in terms of local industry in Nottinghamshire. FJ Bamkin – a local independent sock maker that can trace its family roots back 200 years has finally succumbed to modern economic pressure. The company has been wound up with the loss of 45 skilled jobs in Hucknall after diminishing orders from the MOD and a huge bad debt when Blacks Leisure went bust recently. The dairy worked with the brand some years ago and thoroughly enjoyed the relationship – particularly the larger than life character that was the MD – Andrew Hamilton……

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