Superstore to create 150 new jobs in Hartlepool

Some 150 jobs have been confirmed for Hartlepool after a home and garden firm announced plans for a superstore in the town.

The Range will open later this summer on the Tees Bay Retail Park.

Hartlepool MP Iain Wright said the jobs were welcome news.

He said: "I will always try and encourage extra employment into the town, especially when Hartlepool is suffering with high-scale unemployment."

Mr Wright will speak during a north east unemployment debate in Parliament on 20 June.

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