Quids in

From left, supervisor Ciprian Petre, sales assistant Oana Marisca, The Mayor and Mayoress of Gosport Cllr. Keith and June Farr, and store manager Raza Aslam ''Picture: Sarah Standing (151461-3063)
From left, supervisor Ciprian Petre, sales assistant Oana Marisca, The Mayor and Mayoress of Gosport Cllr. Keith and June Farr, and store manager Raza Aslam ''Picture: Sarah Standing (151461-3063)
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KEEN shoppers queued outside the new Poundworld shop in Gosport for its official opening.

The new store, on the high street, was opened by the mayor of Gosport Councillor Keith Farr. Staff welcomed customers with sweets and a Poundworld mascot was there.

Gosport high street really needs something like this

Amanda Burnett

Emily Ford, 16, said: ‘It’s great. I will use it and a lot of other people will definitely use it too.’

Amanda Burnett, 45, who went shopping in the store within its first 15 minutes, added: ‘There’s great stuff in there for the children and Christmas stockings. Gosport high street really needs something like this.’

Raza Aslam, manager of the new store, said: ‘We are really happy to be opening in Gosport. The store will be good for the town and we’re hoping it will be really popular.’

NAOMI CHAPLIN