National bakery chain Greggs has confirmed it is opening a Barnstaple shop in May. Earlier this month the Gazette reported the store was advertising jobs in the town. A Greggs spokesperson said: Were delighted to confirm that well be opening a new shop in Barnstaple in May 2017. Full details will be announced closer to the opening date. Greggs could not confirm the exact location of the new store. The chain has been advertising for positions in the town, including a shop manager, supervisor and team members.