A large queue of eager customers had built up by the time Jeanne Tolmie cut the ribbon to open Sainsbury's Balmakeith at nine this morning and before long they were flooding into the new store. By 10.00 a.m. there were only a few parking spaces left as customers continued to arrive to try out the new retail facility.
Individual pictures here and full screen slideshow here.
Agus soidhnichean dà-chànanach - bilingual signs - aig Sainsbury's Inbhir Narann
UPDATE: reports Sainsbury's is still mobbed (20.10)