A popular discount store is coming to Helston it has been confirmed.

There have been suggestions for weeks that a discount store of some kind could be coming to the town.

Now Poundstretcher has posted on its website saying it is to open a branch in the town and has opened up applications for a range of jobs there.

No exact location for the new store has been given, although rumours are swirling that it is the former Original Factory Shop building in Coinagehall Street, which is currently being refitted.

This is further backed up by the postcode given on the Poundstretcher website for the new store, TR13 8ER, which centres on Coinagehall Street.

Workmen at the site have remained tight-lipped, including when the Packet went to ask for details on what was happening for the building.

However, Poundstretcher have now posted under the careers section of its website: "New store opening- management team and sales assistants."

It goes on to add: "We are opening a new store in your area! Helston - TR13 8ER. We are looking to a full management team which includes store manager, deputy manager and key holders. We are also looking for part time sales assistants

"If you are up to the challenge of opening a new store click ‘apply’ today!"

The company said it was keen to hear from any retail manager, store manager, deputy manager, assistant manager and duty manager.

Poundstretcher Ltd operates shops around the country, with currently 400 stores located throughout the UK, employing over 5,000 employees.

Established in 1981, it offers a variety if discounted food, toiletries, garden essentials, and homeware brands, including furniture and electrical goods, as well as children's toys.

It currently employs more than 6,000 people nationwide.