A NEW-LOOK supermarket celebrated its reopening by raising more than £1000 for charity.

Morrisons in Swan Close Road, Banbury has been given its first major overhaul for 19 years and has now reopened with a new look cafe.

The store will also be selling a bigger collection of clothing including a range for adults for the first time and new pancake and pizzas stations have been installed.

Doors have also been put on all the fridges to make the store 60 per cent more energy efficient.

Morrisons remained reopen during the work, most of which took place at night.

Banbury town mayor Colin Clarke took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially reopen the store.

Kids favourites Chase from TV series Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig and the Disney princess Belle and Rapunzel all made special appearances.

There were also charity games taking place for adults and children including face painting and a tea cup fair ride, and army vehicles were on display for children to sit in.

The successful weekend raised £1,139 for the branch's charity of the year Clic Sargent, a cancer charity that looks after children and young people with the disease.

Morrisons foundation will match the money raised, taking the final total being donated to the charity to £2,278.

The store manager Simon Jasper said he was thrilled with the changes to the store,

He said: "It is a much nicer environment for customers. They think it is fabulous and they love what we've done.

"All our staff and customers are part of the local community and we try to be involved as much as we can.

"We run events throughout the year to raise money for national and local charities.

"It's always a great day and is nice for all our staff who can see the benefits when they are out and about in the area."