Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Bingley, West Yorkshire

Tesco wants to build a 40,000sq ft (6,000 sq metres) store on the former auction mart site in Keighley Road in Bingley. Residents and shop-keepers are concerned that this edge of town development will spell the end for smaller shops in its centre. The Tesco application was lodged with City of Bradford MDC Planning Office in September 2009. Councillors were advised to refuse planning permission... Read More

Clayton, Bradford

Morrisons plans to build a 408 sq ft convenience store on a vacant site in Clayton, Bradford, have met opposition from traders and residents.

But traders have taken action and have gathered more than 1,000 signatures on a series of petitions which have been submitted to Bradford Council planning chiefs. They also fear an increase in existing traffic problems on Bradford Road, as the... Read More


More than 100 objections were lodged against plans for a Tesco in Haworth’s Royal Oak pub.Tesco announced its proposals to convert the Royal Oak, in Mill Hey, into a convenience store earlier this year.

Tesco's initial application to install a cash machine on the premises was refused by Bradford planners in September, but the latest application would involve alterations to parts of the... Read More