Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Wigan, Lancashire

Residents in Wigan are opposing Tesco plans to open an Express store on the site of the Alexandra pub as it is directly opposite the entrance to the Canon Sharples Primary School. Campaigners say that aside from the risk to pupils of the increased traffic there is also a highways problem because the entrance any customers would use is on a blind bend and falling gradient on both sides.

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