Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Churchdown, Gloucestershire

In February 2010 plans for a new Tesco store in Churchdown were discussed at a public meeting attended by 200 people.

Campaign group Churchdown Against Tesco Site (Cats) held the meeting to talk about the proposed 2,230 sqm supermarket and 107 car parking spaces at the former Hurrans Garden Centre in Cheltenham Road East.

In October officers at Tewkesbury Borough... Read More

Cinderford, Gloucestershire

A developer submitted an application to build a 4,700 sq m superstore off Steam Mills Road. Asda confirmed it plans to take the new supermarket in Steam Mills Road.

In October Rothdean and Sainsbury’s hosted a public exhibition on a proposal for a new store, petrol station and housing and submitted an outline planning application to the Forest of Dean District Council.

A campaign... Read More

Coalpit Heath, Gloucestershire

Sainsbury’s wants to open  a Sainsbury's Local, to be located within a car park at the Badminton Arms pub, which has sparked fury among independent traders who fear they will be unable to compete with supermarket prices.

Shopkeepers on neighbouring Lower Stone Close and Woodend Road launched  a campaign against the plans, by Box Property Group, and a petition signed by 585 people has... Read More