Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Newport, Monmouthshire

April 2009 - Over 500 people objected to Tesco plans to open an Express store in a disused pub, the Black Horse Inn on Somerton Road. The planning committee rejected the application.

October 2010 -Tesco re-submitted plans.

10th November 2010 - Newport Council Planning committee voted against the application to alter windows and... Read More

Pontypool, Monmouthshire

Aldi  submitted plans to build a store near the Skewfields Roundabout which links the A472 and the A4042 at the former Trico site.

In December 2017, Councillors refused the plans citing concerns of “undermining the vitality, viability and attractiveness” of Pontypool town centre and the “poor location” of the site for non-car modes of transport.

Councillors were also fearful that... Read More