Put up a fight against all this commercialism

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So it’s all happening! Tesco in Crown Street, Sainsbury’s in Valley Road, Booth’s at Stubbings Wharf - all unwanted and resented by the great majority of the local population.

Where are our councillors? Why are they not putting up a fight to oppose all this commercialism?

Do we not now need independent politicians who live in Hebden Bridge rather than Brighouse or Todmorden to stage another Watchdog type campaign of opposition, doing a Totnes to kill off the Garden Street traffic plan a few years ago? What is happening to the local and national image of Hebden Bridge as “the town of small shops”?

David Groves,

Hebden Bridge.




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