Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Shepshed, Loughborough

Coral Retail Projects Ltd submitted plans to Charnwood Borough Council for a 372 sq m Tesco Express store and 15 car parking spaces. The development would involve demolitioning St Winefrides Church Hall, in Garendon Road and building a new Express store.

The planning officer recommended that Councillors refuse the application as it “does not address current issues of need,” adding that... Read More

Wigston, Leicestershire

A planning application was lodged to build a One Stop store, which is part of a chain belonging to Tesco, in Aylestone Lane. Over 1,000 people have signed a petition against proposals because of concerns that the store would generate extra traffic and anti-social behaviour due to its alcohol licence as well as impacts on existing traders. For further information please see an... Read More