A new John Lewis store will open at Monks Cross on the outksirts of the city along with a Marks and Spencer store. The council has defended its decision but the local Chamber of Trade says it makes no sense
The shopping scheme will help fund a new sports stadium for York City and the city's rugby league club.
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