A supermarket chain has FINALLY broken its silence about whether it will be moving into an empty shop in Queen's Hills.

Rumours have been circulating throughout the Costessey estate as Co-op appeared to go quiet when pressed for answers about when they would move into the unit in Fieldfare Way.

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But now, Co-op has finally provided an update.

A spokesman said: “We always have ongoing reviews for potential Co-op sites to make sure they can provide a long-term, viable convenience store location that serves the local community and it is our intention to open this store in 2024.” 

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District councillor Gary Blundell said: “It's great to finally get a proper response from the Co-op and hopefully put to bed any rumours of them pulling out.  

“It will be a huge benefit to the estate and hopefully residents will support not only the Co-op but all the services being provided in the small community area.  

“It's been many years and now finally one of the final pieces in the jigsaw will be fitted into place making Queen's Hills an even better, vibrant and welcoming place to live.”