Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Brighton and Hove

Lewes Road, Brighton

Residents near Lewes Road in Brighton were dismayed to learn that the redevelopment of the Community Garden on the site of the former ESSO filling station would be likely to include a Tesco store. At the end of June 2010 the Community Garden had to be vacated in the face of court action.

Local residents and Councillors launched a boycott pledge to help bring pressure upon Tesco not to... Read More

Preston Village, Brighton

Sainsbury's submitted plans to open a Sainsbury's Local on the disused former Caffyns car dealership site in Preston Road, Brighton in 2010. Shopkeepers opposed in the plans and local residents set up a facebook page

" No Sainsbury's in Preston Village".

In October, Brighton and Hove City Council refused the supermarket chain’s application to open a store because... Read More