January 2010

6:50am Friday 29th January 2010 By Craig BurnettEarly deliveries at a Wimbledon Village supermarket are causing morning misery, residents have claimed. Merton Council has already taken action over planning and parking infringements by the Tesco Express store in Wimbledon Hill Road - but residents say the problems are still going on. They say deliveries before [...]

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 09:00 Judy Smale from SAVE - Video message to Councillors Anti Tesco campaigners are urging councillors to vote against supermarket plans next week. This comes after planning officers at Mole Valley District Council recommended that proposals to build a supermarket at the former Esso site be approved. The final decision will [...]

4:40pm Monday 25th January 2010 By Paul HoldenResidents living in the shadow of a major new superstore have slammed plans for a 24-hour booze licence. Tesco have asked for permission to sell alcohol open round-the-clock at the complex, which is currently being built off New Road, West Durrington, Worthing. The smaller store it is replacing, [...]

The Planning Department are recommending acceptance of Tesco’s proposal. However, we understand the recommendation is marginal and finely balanced. The Councillors’ final decision on February 3rd 2010 could thus be swung by the very high level of local opposition. In this final week it is therefore essential that we maximise the demonstration of the strength [...]

2:30pm Saturday 23rd January 2010 By Thais Portilho-Shrimpton Opponents of a new Tesco store in Ashtead appeared on BBC London news after being interviewed by television crews on Wednesday. Residents said they collected 5,000 signatures on a petition last weekend for their campaign, Save Ashtead’s Village Environment (Save). They claimed a new Tesco store would [...]

By Guy Martin - January 07, 2010 ASHTEAD'S MP Chris Grayling has joined more than 4,500 other people in signing a petition opposing Tesco’s latest plans for a new store in the village. He has spoken out against the revised proposals for a supermarket in The Street, submitted after the rejection of a 1,115sq-m development [...]