Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Elland, Halifax

In May 2011 planning officers recommended that plans for an Asda store on land at Dewsbury Road and plans for a Morrisons store at the existing NuSwift Factory be refused. The officers state in their report that the proposal is “contrary to Government guidance” and would also fail to enhance the setting of a listed building, as the site is next to Elland Conservation Area and that the proposal... Read More

Greetland, Halifax

Residents and Councillors were concerned about the effect of a proposed new Tesco store next to Stainland Road Medical Centre would have on the communities in West Vale and Greetland.


Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

Hebden Royd Town Council has voted against plans for a £1.5 million a supermarket, town houses and apartments to be built on the former Hebden Bridge fire station site.

Eshton Gregory (Hebden Bridge) Limited and Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited’s have made the application but town councillors voted by a majority of 11 to one for refusal.

Amongst the reasons for objecting were:... Read More