Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Stone, Staffordshire

CAMPAIGNERS fighting against plans for a supermarket on Stone's Westbridge Park claim Stafford Borough Council's latest proposals "clear the way" for the store to be built.

The council has unveiled its planned changes to the Local Plan for Stafford Borough, in the wake of planning inspector Stephen Pratt's initial comments.

Mr Pratt said in December 2013 there was "insufficient... Read More

Werrington, Staffordshire

The Co-operative Group and the Spirit Pub Company have revealed they want to build a mini-supermarket on the site of The Windmill in Werrington.

Local residents are opposed to the plans and insist there is no need for another Co-op as there are already two branches less than three miles away. Other concerns include the impact on other businesses in the village, including a newsagents,... Read More