A RENFREWSHIRE supermarket is to finally reopen over a month after it was torched in a New Year's Day fire. 

The Co-Op, in Houston, was damaged after rubbish was deliberately set alight in the early hours of the morning. 

Fire crews battled the blaze and later took the decision to close the shop until futher notice. 

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After nearly a month of restoration work, the shop is finally due to reopen tomorrow (Friday) after today's initial opening was delayed. 

David McDougall, Area Manager for the Co-op, said: "We‘re looking forward to re-opening the Houston store on Friday, and being able to serve the community again. 

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"We’re also delighted to be able to hand over a cheque to pupils from St Fillians to help replant their school garden, which was also damaged, and to make a donation to the fire service, who worked so tirelessly to put out the fires."