Campaigning to curb supermarket power


Harrowgate Hill, Darlington

In 2007 residents and shop owners in Harrowgate Hill began campaigning against plans for a Tesco Express store to be opened. The campaigners went round door-to-door collecting signatures and encouraging people to write to the Council if they objected to the proposal for a Tesco Express. Thanks to these efforts, the council received 521 objection letters and a petition with over 900 names.... Read More