Mayor of Chorley, Coun Hasina Khan, with children from local primary schools and store staff officially opens the new store.

IN PICTURES: Sneak peek inside Chorley's new Lidl superstore on the former Pines Hotel site

Chorley's new Lidl opened its doors on Thursday morning (May 23) after more than five months of construction work.

The supermarket has been built on the site of the former Pines Hotel off Preston Road in Clayton-le-Woods, with 40 jobs created for the region.

Joy Matchett with daughter Ruby, six
Joy Matchett with daughter Ruby, six
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Posters designed by local primary school pupils to celebrate the opening of new Lidl supermarket.
Posters designed by local primary school pupils to celebrate the opening of new Lidl supermarket.
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Check out tills
Check out tills
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Westwood Primary School pupil Peter Wheale, five, with his winning design.
Westwood Primary School pupil Peter Wheale, five, with his winning design.
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