Village fights off Waitrose
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 @ 00:00
A VILLAGE CHURCH in Cheshire has been in the forefront of a successful campaign against a new supermarket.
Parishioners at All Saints’, Hale Barns, near Altrincham, celebrated this week after a plan for a large supermarket development was rejected. The plan would have brought a Waitrose supermarket, 14 shops, and 51 flats to the village, which has a population of 4500.
“It was not a question of ‘not in my backyard’, but ‘my backyard isn’t big enough,’” said the Revd ...
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