Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne


In Newcastle the NHS is selling the site of the General Hospital and Tesco and the University hope to take it over. Many residents feel that a new Tesco store is not needed, as there is already an Iceland, Netto, Tesco Metro and Morrisons within a mile or so of the proposed site. 

A campaign group Stop Fenham Tesco was set up to oppose the plans.

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