Date announced for Whalley's new Co-op

Whalley's brand-new Co-op store is due to open following a £630,000 investment - creating 16 jobs for local people.

Friday, 4th May 2018, 3:26 pm
Updated Friday, 4th May 2018, 3:31 pm
There will be lots of offers for local people to snap up!

The store, located on King Street (the former Whalley Arms pub), is scheduled to open on May 31st and will have an in-store bakery and Costa coffee dispenser, alongside fresh, healthy foods, meal ideas, award-winning wines and essentials.

Whalley’s Co-op will also bring a funding boost to local good causes including – Friends of Barrow School, Lancashire Women’s Centres BodyFit Programme and St Peter and St Paul’s School – through its membership scheme. Members receive a 5% reward on the purchase of own-brand products and services, with the Co-op donating a further 1% to local good causes.

Simon Douglas, store manager, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to carry out such a significant investment in Whalley and we are really looking forward to serving the local community. Our ambition is to ensure the store is a local hub, a real asset for the community.”

There will be offers and promotions in and around the store to mark its launch. And, students in the area holding a NUS extra card also receive a 10% discount off their groceries at the Co-op to support them during their studies.