A NEW eco-friendly Co-op store is set to open up near Aylesbury this week.

The shop, which will open in Haddenham on Pegasus Way, will run on 100 per cent renewable energy.

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Costing £625,000 to implement, the new Co-op will also create 17 local jobs.

It will also include Amazon lockers, hot food, a Costa coffee express, and more.

Abdul Wahid, Co-op area manager, said: “We are delighted to have had the opportunity to make such a significant investment in Haddenham, the store has a great look and feel, and we have worked to develop the range, choice, products and services locally that will create a really compelling offer to serve the community, conveniently.

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“We are committed to connecting communities and making a difference locally, and to operating at the heart of local life.

“That is why we also want customers to know that they can become a Member of their Co-op, and that they can make a difference to local causes every time they swipe their Membership card when buying own branded products.”

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The store was planned in conjunction with the development of 51 homes at Aspen Park.

It will open on Friday, October 9.