Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Barnoldswick, Lancashire

Tesco and Liberty Properties want to build a new Tesco store on L&P Springs site, in Ravenscroft Way, off Skipton Road.  A group of residents, spearheaded by the Friends of the Earth and Barnoldswick and West Craven Chamber of Trade, launched a campaign against the proposal. "TIC – Town, Independents, Community" seeks to raise awareness about Barnoldswick as a vibrant... Read More

Burnley, Lancashire

Tesco has confirmed that it is planning to take over the old Brunshaw Inn, Burnley, and open an Express store. Local traders and newsagents are worried about the proposal and one local trader plans to seek planning permission for a £50,000 extension to his newsagents so he can “take the fight” to Tesco.

Councillors had already granted Manchester-based planning consultancy GL Hearn... Read More

Bury, Lancashire

Residents in Bury believed Tesco has bought a piece of land that currently has a long-established bakery on it at 67 Sunny Bank Road, Bury, BL9 8ES so they could knock down the building and replace it with a Tesco Expess. There is currently a One Stop shop opposite. Prestwich developer North Hold Group has applied to Bury Council to replace the bakery with a retail unit with 16 parking spaces... Read More