New Starbucks branch opens in Dereham

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Starbucks is opening a new branch in Dereham - Credit: PA

Starbucks has opened a new branch in Dereham today. 

The global coffee chain has began welcoming customers to its new cafe in Church Street from 9am on Monday (June 20).

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The new Dereham branch of Starbucks is opening in Church Street - Credit: PA

Starbucks' intention to expand to Dereham was revealed by this newspaper back in March, when the company put forward initial planning proposals. 

Independent cafes in the town later said they were not worried about competition from a globally-renowned rival. 

A new Starbucks has opened at Snetterton on the A11. Picture: Marc Betts

Starbucks is opening a new branch in Dereham - Credit: Archant

The American firm has confirmed that 10 jobs are being created as a result of opening a new store. 

Its new premises, at 40 Market Place, were previously home to a Shoe Zone and then a charity shop.