Opposition to plans for a third Tesco in Barnstaple

There are already two Tesco outlets in Barnstaple Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Plans for a third outlet of Tesco in the small town of Barnstaple have been described as madness by independent traders. With Asda and Morrisons already planning stores in Barnstaple, a major retail study recently found that only one additional supermarket was needed in North Devon.