Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Bolton

Farnworth, Bolton

Tesco submitted plans for a petrol forecourt at its new Farnworth store at the eleventh hour. The proposals were submitted at the start of May and if approved the station will open by Easter 2012. The filling station will also have a shop attached to it and take up between 100 and 200 of the planned 450 parking spaces at the new 6,500 sq m store in Longcauseway. The original plans for this... Read More

Little Lever, Bolton

Residents in Little Lever set up a campaign group "Say No to Little Lever Tesco and Save Our Village" following rumours of a new Tesco store being built in the town.