Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire

In November 2011 Sainsbury's submitted a detailed planning application for a new 32,000 sq ft supermarket and an outline application for a 54-acre country park in Whittlesey. Tesco announced its interest in the Eastrea Road site but it has also picked up permission on a site in Station Road.

Fenland District Council considered the two planning applications for new Tesco and Sainsbury’s... Read More

Woodston, Peterborough

A campaign has been launched against plans from Tesco to open a shop in a former pub, The Boro Bar, in Oundle Road, Woodston.

Residents are worried about the impact it would have on the area’s traffic levels and independent traders and have launched a petition against the plans.

Tesco recently withdrew an application to amend access at the site. A spokesman for the firm said it... Read More