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Multi-million pound development will bring new jobs

PUBLISHED: 16:07 27 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:12 28 May 2019

A new Co-op filling station and food store is opening in Necton. Picture: CO-OP

A new Co-op filling station and food store is opening in Necton. Picture: CO-OP

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A new multi-million pound development on a disused village site is set to bring new jobs to the area.

A new Co-op filling station and food store is opening in Necton. Picture: CO-OPA new Co-op filling station and food store is opening in Necton. Picture: CO-OP

A Co-op filling station and food store will be opening its doors in Necton, between Swaffham and Dereham, on Friday June 21.

Eddie Jenkinson, national fuels manager, said: "We are delighted to have had the opportunity to make such a significant investment in Necton.

"We have been having a great response, and the development brings a disused site back to life for the benefit of both the community and visitors to the region - and it's a great way to mark the 175th anniversary year of the Co-op."

As well as creating 25 additional jobs it will also boost fundriaisng for local causes through the store's membership scheme.

A new Co-op filling station and food store is opening in Necton. Picture: CO-OPA new Co-op filling station and food store is opening in Necton. Picture: CO-OP

The food store, which is approximately 2,500 sq. ft, will service Costa coffee and have an in-store bakery. It will also run on 100pc renewable energy and will offer compostable carrier bags. The 24-hour fueling station will include a jet wash, air and water, parking and toilets.

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