85 jobs lost as manufacturer collapses
85 jobs have been lost at a 60-year-old manufacturer after administrators were forced to close the business.
Docherty Group, which employed 73 people, and Newtec South West both ceased to trade last week after failing to stem falling sales.
The business made heating products and ran training courses for installers of flue and chimney products.
It had generated annual sales of more than £20m and employed 150 people in 2014 but had been in decline since then and five years later was around half the size.
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