Campaigning to curb supermarket power

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South Molton, Devon

The saga of a new Tesco supermarket in South Molton has been on-going since 2004.  Tesco want to build a store of approx 30,000 sq ft.

On 30 th January 2012 an employee at the SMR Phoenix Re-use Shop launched a petition and gathered 2,300 signatures  with help from campaign group 'SAY NO TO TESCO IN SOUTH MOLTON'. Because the petition collected over 1,000 signatures it was debated at... Read More

Tavistock, Devon

Tavistock is a very attractive, vibrant market town with two medium sized supermarkets and several specialist food stores in the town and a Morrison's supermarket outside the town centre.

 In 2007 Sainsbury's proposed a huge development with petrol station on a site adjacent to Morrison's which had already been earmarked by the Council for non-retail purposes. Residents, local traders... Read More

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