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New £1.2m store to open in Hemsby

PUBLISHED: 13:30 29 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:50 29 November 2017

A new Co-op is opening in Hemsby. Photo: Dimitris Legakis

A new Co-op is opening in Hemsby. Photo: Dimitris Legakis

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A new store is set to open in Hemsby tomorrow, Thursday, in the traditional way with a ribbon cutting.

Hemsby village sign.

Picture: James Bass Hemsby village sign. Picture: James Bass

Schoolchildren will do the honours at the new Co-op store which replaces the Spar.

The opening follows a £1.2m investment by Co-op which is adding a bakery and creating jobs.

A spokesman said local good causes would receive a boost through its membership scheme.

Hemsby Primary School will be handed a £500 donation as part of launch day celebrations, to support its healthy food programme.

A further donation of £500 will be made to the Hemsby Parish Church appeal.

Samantha Winter, area manager, said: “We are delighted to have undertaken such a significant investment in Hemsby, and proud to be part of the community.

“We are looking forward to unveiling a great new look and improvements to the site with which to serve the community – we are looking forward to welcoming the community into their Co-op.”

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