Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Brundall, Norfolk

In Brundall Tesco wants to turn the Ram pub into an Express store. The village’s parish council has started proceedings to get the building listed as a community asset. If listed as a community asset by Broadland District Council, the parish council will be given time to come up with its own bid for the pub if it is sold. The parish council has applied for the listing under the 2011 Localism... Read More

Heacham, Norfolk

Councillors rejected an application amid traffic and design concerns for a supermarket on the outskirts of a west Norfolk village after voting against recommendations from officials.


Hellesdon, Norwich

Tesco opened a store at the former Firs pub in Cromer Road, Hellesdon in April 2011 despite objections from Hellesdon Parish Council and CPRE Norfolk. The pub closed last September after more than 70 years of trading, however the building already has planning permission to open as a supermarket, but Tesco had to seek permission to install a cashpoint machine, plant equipment, air conditioning... Read More