In October 2009, campaigners fighting plans by Lidl to build a 42,000 sq m warehouse on the edge of the New Forest National Park were given a boost when government-appointed planning inspector Michael Hetherington approved the new Forest District Council’s Core Strategy, which does not include Lidl’s proposal. The decision has been given a cautious welcome by the Keep Ower Rural pressure group... Read More
Tesco in Petersfield put forward plans to 'enhance' it's existing store with an expansion of nearly 70%, allowing additional space for convenience goods and a larger selection of comparison products. Residents and retailers were concerned about the impact this would have on the local economy and vitality of this small market town.
Tesco plans to expand its Petersfield store by buying... Read More