Campaigning to curb supermarket power


Chellaston, Derby

Lidl wants to build a store at the site of the Rose and Crown pub in Swarkestone Road, Chellaston. More than 1,000 people have signed a Chellaston Residents' Association petition against the plans. The group says it does not oppose a new Lidl in Chellaston, just in that location. The area already has a Co-op and Tesco.

Derby, Derbyshire

In September 2009 Tesco submitted plans to turn the former Blue Pool pub in Sunny Hill into a Tesco Express store. Local residents were concerned about the impact on the existing smaller shops and feel the store is "surplus to requirements" as there is already an Asda and Somerfield close by.

Tesco submitted six linked planning applications for minor alterations to Derby City Council,... Read More