Thursday, 19 November 2009

'In shops here, the level of attentiveness borders on a free social service'

We got mentioned in the Independent today Thursday, 19 November 2009.

“…It began when the local council, Trafford, splashed out £5,000 of our council tax on hiring a firm of surveyors to write to local businesses about the free car park down the road in Sale Moor to "invite interested parties to submit proposals for this land"…
…A group of local activists, calling themselves Trafford Heritage Society, got together a campaign against the supermarket plan. They raised a 2,500 signature petition, established a Sale Moor Covenant and set up a lively website… A victory for people power. Now there's a rarity in modern British political life.”

(Read the full story in today’s issue)

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