A NEW Tesco Express store due to open in Sheffield received 70 applications for 16 new jobs.
Tesco interviewed and recruited staff from the local area to work in the shop on Turners Lane, Broomhill.
Store manager Karen Skillcorn and her team advertised the jobs with the local Jobcentre Plus.
Karen said: “I was thrilled by the response we received to our recruitment drive.
“In this time of economic uncertainty, it is great we are able to create jobs for our local community and help get people back into work.
“I am pleased with my new team and I’m looking forward to working with them.
“We are delighted to be opening a Tesco Express store in Broomhill and look forward to playing an active role in the local community.”