The opening of a jewellery store in Hartlepool has created 12 jobs.
The Pandora store at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre is the latest in a list of new retailers to join the centre in the past 12 months.
Opening in March, the store will showcase the company’s world-renowned charms and bracelets as well as rings, necklaces and earrings.
Centre manager Mark Rycraft said: “We have spent the last few months developing the range of services we have on offer to our shoppers.
“So for Pandora to open one of its large branches here underlines our commitment to giving local shoppers the widest possible choice.”
Pandora’s arrival marks 12 new lettings at the centre in the last year, with a combination of high street names including Pavers, Select and Pep&Co joining independent retailers such as Bonnie Babies and Furniture Express.
“The process to recruit the team who will manage and run the new store is currently under way, so we can look forward to welcoming 12 new colleagues to the centre as well,” said Mark.
“Pandora will undoubtedly attract lots of new customers to Middleton Grange, and I am particularly pleased to see that the opening of this attractive new shop has created jobs for local people.”