One Year Since Tesco Riots

A year after riots broke out in Stokes Croft in Bristol, following the opening of a new Tesco, traders say the area is flourishing.

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Stokes Croft flourishes a year after riots

by Tanya Mercer

Tanya Mercer reports on the recovery from the riots a year ago. Traders in Stokes Croft in Bristol say the area is flourishing despite Tesco opening there.

A year ago riots broke out when protests against the store opening turned violent. Tesco says its shop has helped regenerate the area. But opponents say uniting against the supermarket has helped the local economy.