Opposition to Tesco’s plan is ‘overwhelming’

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Friday, December 18, 2009, 06:00
Blanche Douglass, Gillian Russell and Quentin Armitage from SAVE collected signatures from villagers outside Palmer's Deli

Blanche Douglass, Gillian Russell and Quentin Armitage from SAVE collected signatures from villagers outside Palmer's Deli

Thousands of people have signed a petition to stop a supermarket giant building a “huge” store in Ashtead.

Save Ashtead’s Village Environment (SAVE) launched a campaign opposing Tesco’s new plan to build a store in The Street last month and it has already collected 3, 348 signatures.

Gillian Russell, spokesperson for SAVE, said: “The response to our petition has been overwhelming.

“The number of people signing our petition against the plan is increasing daily.”

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