The opening of a new store in a Fenland town will create 38 jobs for local people.

B&M is launching its new store in Fenland Way, Chatteris, at the previous home of Poundstretcher.

The 18,100 sqft building will undergo an internal and external refurbishment programme before officially opening its doors.

The discount retailer will welcome members of the public from 8am on Wednesday October 25.

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A B&M spokesperson said: "We’re feeling extremely positive about the creation of more jobs for local people, and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their new store.

“We are all really excited to get the doors open and welcome our new customers through the door.

"Customers can expect to find a wide variety of branded groceries for the best possible price including a range of food, drink, and pet food.

"There will also be a fantastic selection of quality health and beauty products, homeware, electricals, DIY essentials, toys, games, gifts and plenty more to explore."