A top homeware store has officially opened in the borough.
The chairman of the North Tyneside Council, Councillor Tommy Mulvenna, opened the new North Shields Dunelm homeware store at Coast Road Retail Park, Norham Road, North Shields.
Dunelm is bringing its range of more than 20,000 home furnishing products to North Shields in a move that will secure 72 jobs for local people.
Chief executive, Will Adderley, said: “We are always excited about the opening of a new store. It takes a lot of hard work, investment and commitment getting a new store up and running and we were delighted to welcome the chairman of the North Tyneside Council, Coun Tommy Mulvenna to open our doors for the very first time.
“We are confident that North Shields will play a big part in the continued success of the company.”
Visit www.dunelm.com for more details.