Campaigning to curb supermarket power

North Yorkshire


Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Tesco is interested in opening a small store in the town hall, in the space currently occupied by the library. When the library closes residents fear Tesco will move in.

A petition was launched opposing the proposals.

If Tesco was to go ahead with their application, said to be a Tesco Express store, the firm will have to submit a planning application to the North York Moors... Read More

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire

In September 2011 Tesco held a public exhibition of its plans for a 10,200 sq ft store on land at the back of Russell's Yard in Kirkbymoorside. Councillors held an extraordinary meeting following a two-day public exhibition of the plans.


Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Lidl  plans to build a store on the former Co-op building on Chain Lane.  However some residents of the Paddock, whose homes currently face the car park of the site, fear the impact of the plans is not being recognised.