Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Lillington, Warwickshire

Over 3,000 signatures were collected on a petition opposing the sale of the Walnut Tree pub to Tesco. Pub owner Punch Taverns agreed to sell the land to Tesco who plan to open a Tesco Express store on the site. 

On the 1st April Tesco submitted four... Read More

Nuneaton, Warwickshire

The Cock and Bear Inn shut in summer 2013. Residents believed that the pub was going to be transformed into a small Sainsbury's supermarket, with flats above and in August last year, a planning application was lodged with Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council. Permission was given but no further action took place.

However, in July another planning application has been submitted to the... Read More

Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

Stratford District Council refused plans on 28th January 2013 on the grounds of the impact of retail store on the viability and vitality of Shipston town centre and the impact on the landscape.