September 2010

Friday, September 03, 2010, 08:00 By Luke Bishop AN ASHTEAD councillor has spoken of a "ray of hope" for residents over plans to build a Tesco in the village centre. Although the plans to build a supermarket on the former Esso site in The Street were approved by planning inspector Nicholas Hammans, he insisted [...]

7:10am Sunday 5th September 2010 By Paul Teed Campaigners opposed to a new Tesco in Ashtead have refused to accept a planning inspector’s approval lying down and vowed to continue fighting the supermarket giant. Villagers said they hoped Mole Valley Council - which twice turned down Tesco’s applications and spent thousands of pounds of taxpayers' [...]

4 September 2010 Last updated at 12:00 Supermarket giant Tesco has won permission to build a new superstore in a West Yorkshire town after a controversial planning appeal. Bradford Council rejected the firm's plan to replace its existing store in Ilkley with a much bigger one on a former industrial site. The government's Planning Inspectorate [...]

Aaron Morby | Fri 3rd September | 7:35 Tesco has been given the green light to build four new stores as it ramps up expansion plans. The supermarket chain has won over local councillors with promises to create jobs and contribute to town improvements at three of the schemes. But the massive increase in selling [...]

By Guy Martin September 03, 2010 TESCO has vowed to work with the council and community to iron out potential problems with the store it can now build in Ashtead. Permission was granted by a government planning inspector for a supermarket to be built in The Street, as he allowed the smaller of two proposed [...]

By Stephen Foley in New York Thursday, 2 September 2010 European multinationals are exploiting America's weak labour laws to suppress unions, claims report by Human Rights Watch. European companies, including the UK retail giant Tesco, are facing criticism from a leading human rights organisation for allegedly exploiting weak labour laws in the US and bullying [...]

Ewan Fergus 1 Sep 2010Supermarket giant Tesco is coming under pressure to redevelop a neglected Renfrewshire town centre, following allegations it had close links to a firm accused of letting the area deteriorate. The retailer is facing calls from Wendy Alexander, the local Labour MSP, and Derek Mackay, the SNP leader of Renfrewshire Council, to [...]

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