Soap star in town

SHOPPERS will have the chance to meet Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter when Poundland opens a new store in Billingham.

The actress, who plays Chastity Dingle, will be at a family fun day tomorrow to mark the opening of the store on Queensway, Billingham.

She will sign autographs from 10am and give out vouchers. A DJ will give away balloons and sweets.