New Poundland store to open in Barnstaple High Street, creating 28 new jobs.

A new Poundland store will open in Barnstaple High Street on Thursday, May 7, creating 28 new jobs.

The discount retailer will be the second one in the town, with the first store in Barnstaple Retail Park.

The shop will be situated in the former Dorothy Perkin's building.

Richard Lancaster, Poundland's trading director, said: "The existing store has been very popular with Barnstaple shoppers and we are confident the second store will be just as successful."