A LAWNMOWER maker is creating hundreds of jobs as it ramps up robotic cutter production.

Husqvarna Group is taking on around 800 temporary staff to meet seasonal summer demand at its factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

However, bosses also aim to fill 75 permanent posts.

The plans come just months after Husqvarna said it expected Aycliffe to double output, with spending planned on equipment to ensure the plant retains its place as the company’s headquarters for robotic mowers.

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