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Man stabbed outside supermarket in Stroud

The man was attacked close to the Tesco Express in Stroud Credit: ITV News

A man is fighting for his life after he was stabbed in the chest outside a supermarket in Gloucestershire.

The 40-year-old victim was attacked close to the Tesco Express in Stroud, at around 5.30pm on Saturday night.

He's being treated in Bristol's Southmead Hospital.

The suspect is white, in his early 20s, 5ft 11ins, of medium build. He was wearing a black jacket and black beanie hat.

Tesco to pull out of controversial Bridgwater store

Tesco will not be building a store on the Northgate site. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Tesco has announced it will no longer build a store on the controversial Northgate site in Bridgwater, Somerset.

Controversy over the plans has continued for years, with protests from local residents concerned about independent shops in the town and the use of part of the Brewery Field green space.

The store would have been built on council land which used to be the site of a community swimming pool, which protestors campaigned unsuccessfully to save from closure.

Sedgemoor Splash closed in 2009. Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive/Press Association Images


Tesco gets go-ahead for Tavistock store

Traders in Tavistock are concerned that a superstore will affect their business Credit: ITV News West Country

Plans for a new Tesco supermarket to be built in Tavistock have been approved.

West Devon Borough Council's planning committee went against a planning officer's recommendations.

The town is known for its independent shops and businesses, and people are worried it will affect trade in the town. The new store will create more than 100 jobs.

Tesco drops plans for a new superstore in Sherborne

Protesters campaigning against plans for a new Tesco superstore in Sherborne Credit: ITV News West Country

The supermarket giant Tesco will not be submitting an application for a superstore in Sherborne.

It follows a huge campaign in the Dorset town against the plans. People said that the supermarket would ruin the High Street and destroy many well established independent businesses.

Tesco says it was planning issues - not protesters that drove the decision.


Public inquiry into Tesco's Bath plans

Tesco's want to build a new store on the site of the old Bath Press Credit: Tesco plans

A public inquiry's being held today into Tesco's plans for a new store in Bath. Tesco has appealed against the council's refusal to allow the development on the former Bath Press site in Lower Bristol Road to go ahead.

An independent inspector will hear arguments for and against the scheme at the meeting at Twerton Park.

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