Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Kirklees

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Holmfirth, Kirklees

At the end of November 2008 Tesco revealed plans to build a store on a former garage site it owns in Holmfirth.  

A public meeting, organised by the Holme Valley Business Association, was held in December and an action group, " Keep Holmfirth Special", was formed to oppose the plans.  For further information please see an article in the... Read More

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

A campaign group "Town First" was launched in 2008 to promote the future of Huddersfield town centre in opposition to a proposed hypermarket developments by Tesco. The campaign has since developed its brief to include opposition to a 50,000 sq ft ASDA development on the edge of town and to promote local shopping and services. In February 2010 Tesco revealed details of its plans to build a new... Read More

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