Bargain jobs at new store

A thrift store has created 50 new jobs in a town centre.

Home Bargains, which brands itself as ‘Top Brands at Bottom Prices’ opened a new store in Stevenage on Saturday.

The company, which has over 200 shops in the UK including 30 former Woolworths sites, said they have invested �500,000 in the former Lidl store in The Forum Centre. The company specialises in cut-price household, homeware and health and beauty products as well as sweets, snacks and alcohol.

Joe Morris, operations director, said: “Home Bargains is excited to be opening this new store in Stevenage, building further on the success across the UK. The Forum Centre will be a great location for us - we’re thrilled to be in a position to offer local people even more top branded goods at exceptionally low prices.”

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