Campaigning to curb supermarket power

West Berkshire

Burghfield Common, Berkshire

Tesco wants to open a store in the Rising Sun pub.

Campaigners criticised the company in January 2013  for taking more than one year to admit it was even considering transforming the rundown Rising Sun in Burghfield Common.

Residents Neighbours reacted by plastering the pub with "Say no to Tesco" banners and complaining to West Berkshire Council about the shop's impact on road... Read More

Burghfield, Berkshire

The planning application for a large retail and housing development called Firlands Square on the boundary between Burghfield Common and Sulhamstead was submitted to West Berkshire District Council in March 2012.

An action group Residents Against Firlands Square (RAFS)  was set up to oppose plans for a development by Henry Davidson Developments for a supermarket, shops... Read More