Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Plans by Asda to erect a warehouse extensions at its Burringham Road store in Scunthorpe met with opposition from residents who say they would generate noise and disturbance.

Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Residents called for the decision to approve a new Tesco store in Sleaford to be reconsidered and for a parish poll to be conducted. North Kesteven District Council (NKDC) approved the outline plans for the supermarket to be built on the former Advanta Seeds site and also approved associated applications for a new link road to cut across the Boston Road recreation ground and the redevelopment... Read More

Spalding, Lincolnshire

More than a dozen of Spalding’s independent traders are uniting to fight plans for a Timpson Pod that they claim could hit their businesses. Sainsbury’s is seeking planning consent for the ‘pod’ close to its store in Holland Market, which will be a one-stop shop for a host of services. They are concerned it will hit a variety of trades in town, including shoe repairs, dry cleaners, mobile... Read More