New jobs as store opens

The new Bargain Buys store in Cramlington.
The new Bargain Buys store in Cramlington.

A new store has opened in Cramlington, bringing 20 new jobs to the town.

National retailer Poundworld has opened its new multi-price brand Bargain Buys on Westmoreland Retail Park in the town.

Located next to Dunelm Mill, the new store opened on Friday, March 20, creating 20 local retail jobs for the area.

Store manager Kenny Newman said: “We’re excited to be opening our first store in Cramlington on Westmoreland Retail Park.”

As part of opening celebrations, staff and volunteers were on hand to raise funds for local charity The Northumberland Wildlife Trust, that looks after more than 60 nature reserves in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

The charity also run environmental education sessions with local schools, organizing a wide range of events and conservation talks throughout the year, and engaging with over 150 volunteers who help the charity.