"It is a good focal point for people coming into the town, it's a nice modern building and hopefully it will bring a lot more trade into the village.
It's looking to be a five star tourist attraction."
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More than 100,000 Rugby fans are expected in the city this weekend as St James' Park hosts its final match World Cup match.
Mainly dry, odd shower - feeling cooler on Sunday
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