Monday, December 26, 2011 TESCO has unveiled plans for a smaller store in Ashtead than originally intended, following concerted action by campaigners. On Tuesday, the supermarket giant announced fresh proposals for a store on empty land it owns at 53 to 57, The Street. Campaigners opposed two previous plans on the site but Tesco won [...]
Friday, January 21, 2011, 08:00By Edward Gent Edward.Gent@Essnmedia.Co.Uk MORE than 90 per cent of villagers oppose a new Ashtead supermarket if it means the end of long-stay parking at a central site, campaigners claim. A survey posted to locals by Save Ashtead's Village Environment (SAVE) received more than 2,000 replies – and 91 per cent [...]
Friday, November 19, 2010, 08:00 ANTI-Tesco campaigners in Ashtead have been buoyed by the support of a government minister. Chris Grayling, Employment Minister and MP for Epsom and Ewell, which includes Ashtead, gave his backing to a campaign to protect the Ashtead Peace Memorial car park during a visit to the Christmas Market held there. [...]
12:26pm Monday 15th November 2010 Ashtead residents' campaign against a Tesco carpark is gathering pace following over 1,400 responses to a questionnaire. The questionnaire, which was unveiled two weeks ago by Save Ashtead Village Environment (SAVE), will allow residents to have their say on the issue of short-stay parking in the town centre. Founder member [...]
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