A new supermarket on the outskirts of the city has revealed its opening date.

Aldi is opening a new store in Longwater Retail Park in Costessey next month.

The store will offer fruit and vegetables, meat, alcohol and the Specialbuys middle aisle.

It will be opened by Paralympic gold medalist Jessica Applegate.

Store manager Jamie McDonald said: “We can’t wait to open the doors to the new store in Norwich.

"It’s set to be a special day and having Jessica Applegate join us will make it a morning to remember.”

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Swimming star Jessica Applegate said: “I’m so excited to be opening Aldi’s new store.

"It will be great to chat to customers and a lovely way for me to thank Aldi for its support of ParalympicsGB.”

The doors of the new Aldi store in William Frost Way will be opening on Thursday, July 6.

It will be open from 8am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday.

There are other Aldi stores in Norwich at Hall Road, Plumstead Road and Drayton Road.