A brand new Heron Foods store is coming to Doncaster safeguarding 11 jobs

Heron Foods, the discount retail chain has today announced that they’ll be opening a brand new store on Beckett Road in Wheatley at 8am on Thursday, March 25.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 1:15 pm

The new store, which was a former Co-op, has secured 11 jobs as all existing Co-op staff will transfer to the new store.

Although there are no new positions at this particular store, job seekers are encouraged to visit Heron Foods’ dedicated careers website at careers.heronfoods.com for all the latest vacancies.

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A new store is opening in Doncaster

On opening day, the store will be offering a scratchcard-style giveaway to the first 250 customers with top prizes worth £50 to be found, and other prizes including £5 vouchers, product vouchers, and £1 off £10 spend coupons.

In the run-up to the store opening, visitors to the company’s Facebook page facebook.com/heronfoodslimited will have the opportunity to choose their favourite charity who will be given £250 as a thank you from Heron Foods to mark the opening of the new store.

Store manager, Ross Davis, who has worked his way up to the position in only two and a half years at the firm’s Bentley and Maltby stores, said: “Thanks to our success with other stores in the area, we’re thrilled to be opening a new store in Wheatley, and look forward to welcoming customers through the doors.

“I’d personally like to thank colleagues for their efforts in getting the new store ready, as well as our new neighbours who have already shown support.”

The store will be open Monday to Saturday, 8am to 8pm, and Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

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