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Marston's plans to build 60 new public houses

PUBS group Marston&rsquo;s yesterday said it would invest &pound;140m to build 60 pubs starting this summer, which would create more than 2,500 jobs in England and Wales.<br /><br />The company, which last week said it planned to raise about &pound;176m through a deeply discounted, fully underwritten 11-for-10 rights issue, said it would deliver the pubs over the next three years. The stock closed up 4 per cent on Friday at 122.5p.<br />