Pro-Asda campaigners in Cinderford are celebrating after Co-op lost a legal bid to stop the rival supermarket from opening in the town.
Asda had been given permission to open a store by Forest of Dean District Council but Co-op asked for a judicial review.
But the High Court has thrown out the review, and the supermarket will now have to fork out £1,000 to pay for the council’s legal costs.
The pro-Asda campaigners marched through the town at the weekend from the proposed site opposite Cinderford Skate Park up the hill to the Co-operative store:
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