Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Fowey, Cornwall

Developer Albourne Property floated the idea of a new store at Lambs Barn at a private meeting with town Councillors in January 2012.​ The meeting was intended to help the firm gauge opinion in the town before it submits a planning application to Cornwall Council.

However, the plans attracted a wave of criticism from some residents – many of whom are angry at not being told of the... Read More

Hayle, Cornwall

Hayle is facing three supermarket planning applications from Morrisons, Asda and ING Real Estate. 

The villagers of Angarrack, submitted a 70-strong petition against the proposed Sainsbury's store, and claim that building on the marshy flood plain would create traffic gridlock, isolate villagers, ruin local businesses and 'sacrifice the local wildlife at the high alter of commerce'.... Read More

Helston, Cornwall

In July 2008 Kerrier District Council rejected Tesco's proposals to replace its existing store with a larger store twice the size, amidst fears about the impact on local businesses in the town - see coverage in the Falmouth Packet from 16th July 2008.

Sainsbury's also submitted plans... Read More