B&M has announced it is set to open it's brand new store, in Cowdenbeath, in a welcome boost to the local economy, with 50 new jobs on the way.

The store is due to open its doors for the first time on Saturday October 19, creating the jobs for local people on the site of the former North End Park.

Customers can expect to find a wide variety of branded products including toys, food and drink, pet range, health and beauty and homewares.

The store will also boast its own garden centre – with everything from seeds to pots and hundreds of plant varieties delivered fresh to store throughout the season.

A spokesperson from B&M said: “We’re feeling really positive about the creation of more jobs for local people and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their new store.

“We are all really excited to get the doors open and welcome our new customers through the door in a few weeks.”

Job roles are advertised on the B&M careers website and range from sales assistant, to floor managers and cleaners.

The store is one of two created on the site of the former historic football ground which was Cowdenbeath's original home.

Lidl's store is also set to open again creating welcome jobs in the Cowdenbeath-Lochgelly area.