This morning I was wondering why the proposed site of Sainsbury’s at the old fire station land in Valley road was now fenced off completely. For the past few years whilst local residents and shop-keepers fought off Sainsbury’s plan to build a store on the site, the developers who bought the land had been using it in the interim as a car park. Now the developers, Eshton Gregory of Leeds, have decided to fight the appeal and from last week have closed the site off completely.
This seems an extremely petty act as it would not require much effort to put the land back to it’s car park status and Hebden Bridge is desperately in need of car parking space for visitors to the Town.
It seems now though that the developers are trying to push the plans through and overturn rulings within Leeds high Court, great.!! All funded by Sainsbury’s. We have written about the Hebden Bridge Sainsbury’s protests in earlier posts.
Say NO to Sainsburys and Sainsbury’s Objections, Hebden Bridge
SAY No to Sainsburys
The Hebden bridge times has appropriately named this “Store Wars Part 3” and you can read all about in the article by Jon Cronshaw in this Week’s Hebden Bridge Times, which, unsurprisingly, seem to have sold out in Hebden Bridge !!
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SOS Hebden Bridge is working hard to fight against the proposed development by Sainsbury’s on the Old Fire Station land close to Silly Billy‘s Toy Shop.
If you are also against this proposed development then please follow these instructions, it will only take 5 to 10 minutes to complete the form and the more people that fill it in the better.
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The only silghtly annoying aspect of the registration at https://acp.planningportal.gov.uk/Account/Register.aspxIs that if you save passwords in your browser then likely your registered email and password will be remembered by the browser
Hebden Bridge is a small town that believes in promoting Independent Shops. So far much success has been had at stopping Sainsbury’s opening new premises in Hebden, yet the corporate retailer is still trying. Please sign the pledge that you can find in Pennine Provisions in Hebden Bridge, at 21 Crown Street Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8EH
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You don’t need a stamp as there is a Post Box in Pennine Provisions Specifically for posting the pledges into.
Let’s all stop Sainsbury’s gaining a foot-hold in Hebden Bridge