Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Longton, Staffordshire

Local traders are opposing Asda's plans for a new store after claiming the multi-million pound development will kill off trade. Traders in Longton claim Asda's proposals to build a supermarket on the outskirts of the town centre will draw customers away from their shops and in turn devastate footfall.

Asda mooted a move to Longton in 2011 before returning in 2013 with revised plans... Read More

Midway, Staffordshire

Residents and shopkeepers against plans for a supermarket on the site of a former pub have said they are in limbo after a decision on its future has still not been made.

CDP Ltd had applied to South Derbyshire District Council for permission to turn the derelict Masons Arms, in Burton Road, Midway, into a convenience store, but faced massive public opposition citing the dangerous... Read More

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Tesco first submitted an application to increase its store size by three quarters, or 9,383 square metres, in August 2008.