Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Loughborough, Leicestershire

Aldi has submitted a planning application for a new food store, a drive-through coffee shop and three retail units on land next to Allendale Road, Loughborough.

The site lies between the A6004 and Allendale Road. Some  residents have written in to voice their concerns, especially regarding highway safety, predicting increased traffic through the Grange Park housing estate. There are... Read More

Lutterworth, Leicestershire

There is strong public opposition to a planning application to convert The Sir Frank Whittle pub into a Co-op store. The plans have attracted more than 130 letters of objection from people in the town. Objections raised by residents include concerns about the need for an additional store at the location, increased traffic, the threat to other local businesses and over the loss of the pub.... Read More

Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Tesco wants to build a new store in Harborough. The store - which would be comparable in size to the town’s Sainsbury’s - on Rockingham Road at the site of the former Focus DIY store.

The proposal was displayed at a two-day public exhibition in September 2013.