Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Hertfordshire

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Hertford, Hertfordshire

Tesco in Hertford originally proposed to demolish its existing store of about 24,000 sq ft and 283 car parking spaces, and replace it with a store roughly double size at 49,000 sq ft and 469 car parking spaces.

Residents felt that the impact of the store will do damage to the town on many different levels. Existing town centre shops will lose trade as Tesco introduces... Read More

Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Hitchin Town play at Top Field which is owned by the Hitchin Cow Commoners Trust. The charity wants to sell the land for development as a supermarket on condition its new owner builds a stadium on the outskirts of the town.

But fans think the current ground is "perfect".

The planning application for the supermarket will go before North Hertfordshire District Council in February... Read More

Keep Cuffley Rural

Campaigners in Cuffley, Hertfordshire, launched a campaign to stop Tesco knocking down the only pub in the centre of the village to turn it into a Tesco Express store. Following a public meeting on May 18th 2007, attended by 300 residents, a campaign group " Keep Cuffley Rural" was launched. 

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