Peacocks goes into administration

FOURTEEN jobs could be at risk at Boston’s Peacocks store following the news the national retail chain has gone into administration.

Peacock Group’s chief executive Richard Kirk said: “It is with deep sadness that we have been left with no other option but to place the business in administration.”

The Group’s Bon Marche store chain has also announced it will close 160 of its stores, leaving 230 open.

It is not yet known if the BostonPeacocks and Bon Marche stores, both in Pescod Square, will close.