A new Tesco Express store opening in Tingley has received 200 applications for 15 new jobs.
Store manager, Ahmed Vachhiyat and his team recruited staff from the local area to work in the new store on Westerton Road, Tingley, to bring a community feel to the store, with positive results which led to all vacancies being filled by local people.
Ahmed who has worked at Tesco since 2008, said: “The response to our recruitment process has been fantastic! As a store we are delighted to be creating additional jobs for our local community and for local people, helping them back into employment.
“I am thrilled with the new team and I am confident that we will provide the best possible service to our customers. We are delighted to be opening a Tesco Express store on Westerton Road and look forward to playing an active role in the local community.”
Store opening hours will be seven days a week from 6am-11pm, and for added convenience the store will have a free cash machine, self-service tills, Click & Collect, mobile phone top-up facility, National Lottery counter, bakery, beers, wines and spirits.
Parking is also available to customers in front of the store.