Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Deanshanger, Milton Keynes

Hundreds of residents are petitioning for a change in planning law after plans to change their village pub, the Fox and Hounds, to a Morrisons supermarket went ahead without consultation.

900 residents have signed a petition to South Northants Council asking for a rethink. They want to discover if there has been a breach of planning rules that would enable permitted development rights... Read More

Desborough, Northamptonshire

The Ar Tarn Action Group was set up to oppose plans for a supermarket which would involve the demolition of a factory and cottages in Desborough. In September 2009 Kettering Council's executive committee decided not to refurbish the 200 year old factory building in Harborough Road. The council bought the former shoe factory for £2m in 2005 and since then there has been a... Read More

Duston, Northamptonshire

The Co-op wants to build a store on the site of a current petrol station in Main Road, Duston.

More than 800 people signed a petition against the development.