Friends of the Earth
Friday, January 20, 2006, 07:46 PM
The muscle of the major supermarkets in manipulating the planning system is leaving local councils powerless to resist their expansion, a new Friends Of The Earth report reveals.
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How to oppose local supermarket applications (PDF file)
How supermarkets get their way in planning decisions (PDF file)
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Tesco block Asda & Others (Inverness Courier)
Friday, January 20, 2006, 01:39 PM
|Approval of Tesco's controversial plans for a 4th store in Inverness would almost certainly block any move by ASDA or other retailers to gain a foothold in the city as it would almost fill the 5000 metres food retailing space indentified in the local plan.
Councils Refuse Tesco Expansions
Friday, January 20, 2006, 11:50 AMThe march of the multiple giant Tesco into the convenience sector has been halted in Barnet. More
Edinburgh council refused a Tesco application for Portobello. see comments
Aberdeen council refused a Tesco Supestore application in 2002. see comments
Council Refuse Norwich, Norfolk Tesco. see comments
Yiewsley Council Refuse Tesco. see comments
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Public Meeting at Holm Primary School Inverness
Thursday, January 19, 2006, 07:56 PM
|Over 300 people from the local area of the proposed new Inverness development turned out on a stormy night recently to make their feelings known at a public meeting. 100% unanimously AGAINST the proposal!
Steven Rodgers Holm Community Council Chairman.
The supermarket that ate a town. (Observer)
Thursday, January 19, 2006, 07:38 PMIn Inverness, 'dominant' does not begin to describe the extent of Tesco's stranglehold on the population's purses. Read the full story here
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Tesco monopoly in Inverness? (BBC)
Wednesday, January 18, 2006, 06:36 PM
|Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket giant, has been accused of having a near monopoly in the Highland city of Inverness. The city currently has three stores and a fourth is planned in the Holm area. Read the full story here
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