Emmerdale star swaps Yorkshire Dales for Poundland in Yate
Local shoppers will be quids in as Poundland, Europe's biggest single price discount retailer, announces that its new store will open on 3 May in Yate shopping centre, Yate.
The new store will create 30 new jobs.
To kick off the celebrations, there will be a family fun day on 5 May when Emmerdale's Kevin Fletcher aka 'Andy Sugden' - will get the party started signing autographs and having his picture taken with local fans.
From 10am 'Andy' will be giving out £1 vouchers, which shoppers can exchange for anything from a pack of Kodak batteries to greeting cards for every occasion.
The family fun day will offer shoppers plenty of ways to win Poundland goodies. Shoppers can take part in the 'Poundland Lucky Numbers' where £100 worth of Poundland vouchers will be given away throughout the day. The fun continues all day with Poundland's in-store DJ and entertainer who will be giving away balloons and sweets and getting the crowds excited!