Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Ripley, Derbyshire

A campaign group has been set up in Ripley to oppose plans for a 40,000 sq ft Morrisons store supermarket. A petition with 1,372 names opposing the application has been gathered.

Sandiacre, Derbyshire

Tesco was granted permission for a new 24 hour 4,000 sqm eco store opposite the existing Lidl supermarket in Station Road, as part of a redevelopment of land alongside the Erewash Canal.

Many residents and shopkeepers were concerned by the plans and a campaign group, A Future for the Sandiacre Community, was set up. In January 2010 the group commissioned a survey and... Read More