Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Northamptonshire

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Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes

Tesco applied for permission to do some alterations to premises in the High Street. The premises were occupied by a restaurant.

A campaign group "Keep Tesco out of Woburn Sands" was set up. A petition gathered over 3,000 signatories and on 12th March 2012 members of the group handed in the petitions to Tesco Head Office in Cheshunt.

The group held a protest... Read More

Wolverton, Milton Keynes

A campaign "Big Enough Already" was launched to stop the local Tesco store in Wolverton, Milton Keynes, from expanding to a Tesco Extra. 

Tesco applied for planning permission in November 2007 and the application was refused some two years later following a campaign by the Big Enough Already Group. The Group focusse its efforts on planning reasons, mainly PPS6, the... Read More

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