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'If my employees are happy, I'm happy': Pizza shops' new owner on homecoming venture

It was a full circle moment for the newest franchisee of a Papa John's takeaway on its opening day.

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Pavanjot Dhillon said the opening of the takeaway on Lichfield Road in Wednesfield was like a homecoming for him, having been around pizza shops in the area as a child and helping his parents out in their shops.

Mr Dhillon and his team opened the doors of the takeaway for the first time since it closed in January, with the familiar smells emanating from through the doors and windows as staff worked to prepare pizzas and other products.

He said the decision to purchase this franchise and one on Coventry Street in Kidderminster came after trying the pizza from Papa Johns for the first time while visiting family and realising how much he enjoyed the food.