X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Thirty jobs as discount store opens in west Cumbria

A £500,000 shop opens in Whitehaven this weekend creating 30 jobs.

Home Bargains will be welcoming customers from Saturday, when it begins trading in Preston Street.

The chain, which describes itself as a “top brand, bottom price retailer”, will be based in the town’s former Focus building.

Joe Morris, operations director at Home Bargains, said: “We are excited to be opening this new store in Whitehaven.”

The company, which has more than 250 stores, says it is bucking the trend on the high street, with plans to open 50 shops across the UK in the next year.

It sells lines including homeware, health and beauty, sweets and snacks, home styling, soft drinks and alcohol.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

News & Star What's On search





Vote

Last Christmas posting dates loom large. Do you still post cards and gifts?

Yes, it wouldn't be Christmas without waiting for the postie

No, cheaper to email, send vouchers and hand deliver parcels

Emails, texts and online shopping - haven't used a post office for years

Show Result

Hot jobs
Scan for our iPhone and Android apps
Search for:
NEWS & STAR ON: