Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Bude, Cornwall

In October 2013 Cornwall Council's strategic planning committee refused the application by the Catesby Property Group to build a Tesco store covering 3,719sq metres with a petrol station at Binhamy, Stratton.

A campaign group "Say NO to Tesco in Bude" has been set up to oppose the plans.

Camelford, Cornwall

Plans for two supermarkets have been put forward for Camelford.

In May 2011 Cornwall Council said it had accepted an offer from Tesco for the site of a former primary school in the Highfield area of Camelford.  However, the move is subject to the scheme getting planning permission. In January 2012 Tesco displayed its plans for a 10,000 sq ft store at a public consultation.

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Falmouth, Cornwall

In September 2016 Sainsbury's put the plans for Ponsharden on hold. Having already opened a small store in the former Leo's supermarket, Sainsbury's gained planning permission in 2011 to build what would have been one of the biggest stores this side of Bristol.

Work was due to begin in 2012, but the scheme was pushed back a number of times until the company said last year it was... Read More