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Screwfix brings new job opportunities with its first store in Fakenham

PUBLISHED: 17:02 22 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:02 22 January 2018

New Screwfix stores is coming to Fakenham. Picture Ian Burt

New Screwfix stores is coming to Fakenham. Picture Ian Burt

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A leading trade retailer is set to open the doors to its first store in Fakenham, creating eleven new jobs in the area.

Screwfix will open in Fakenham on February 1 and store manager Michala Tilson said she was proud that the new store has created employment opportunities in the town.

“We’ve created eleven new jobs and employed people from around the Fakenham area. Our new team includes people with all different levels of experience. Everyone here is really looking forward to the store opening,” she said.

To celebrate the opening, tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts will be invited to demonstrate their skills in a competition that will see the winner walk away with a a 40inch smart TV.

Ms Tilson added: “I’m confident we’ve got a great location here in Fakenham. My team and I have already been getting to know local businesses and tradespeople and look forward to working with these hardworking, friendly people.”

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