A golden ticket giveaway is planned to celebrate the opening of a new food store in Godmanchester.

The new Co-operative store in Ermine Street, Godmanchester. Picture: ARCHANTThe new Co-operative store in Ermine Street, Godmanchester. Picture: ARCHANT

Central England Co-operative will be handing out 50 special golden tickets on launch day, with a number of prizes up for grabs for lucky shoppers.

The society will officially open its new store in Ermine Street, at 9am on Friday, February 9, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

The first 50 shoppers to head through the doors will be handed a golden ticket with which they could win a variety of prizes including a 49 inch wide screen TV, Bluetooth speaker, Co-operative gift vouchers or a Fairtrade chocolate bar.

Store manager, Joel Mattless said: "This is a very exciting time for everyone in the team and preparations for the big day are well under way.

"There will be a great buzz on opening day and to celebrate the food store launch we will have plenty of special opening offers, we will be talking to customers about membership and how we can support in the local community. We look forward to seeing you there."