Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Wooler, Cumbria

Wooler Retailers and Traders Association opposed plans for a 750 sqm supermarket on the derelict former Ferguson's Transport site on south road. An original application for a 850 sq m supermarket was withdrawn after planners indicated the plans should be refused because of its impact on the vitality and viability of the town centre.

However, the developers submitted a new smaller scheme... Read More

Workington, Cumbria

The Save Our Cloffocks campaign fought a long and hard campaign to oppose Tesco plans to build a Tesco Extra, 92,900 sq ft store with 700 car parking spaces on the Cloffocks.

The Cloffocks is an area of local importance and residents believe historically belonged to the people of Workington for sports and recreation and should not be sold by the Council. However,... Read More