FASHION retailer New Look has announced plans to close 60 stores putting almost 1000 jobs at risk.

The proposals have been made as part of a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) which outlines cost cutting measures to secure the future of the business..

The three York New Look stores, in Parliament Street, Blake Street and Monks Cross are not closing, however the company is looking for rent reductions and revised lease terms across 393 stores.