FULL REPORT : No to Tesco in Sherborne

It's been announced that supermarket giant Tesco will NOT be submitting an application for a store in Sherborne.

It follows a huge campaign against the plans. People there said it would ruin the High Street and destroy independent businesses. Tesco say it was planning issues, and not just protesters, that drove the decision.

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Sherborne superstore row

The supermarket giant Tesco has announced that it won't be submitting an application for a supermarket in Sherborne. Business owners feared it could take trade away from the town centre.