Councillor warns of supermarket’s “devastating impact on Hebden Bridge independent shops and Coop”

After an hour-long discussion, four out of seven Calderdale Planning Committee members voted in favour of the Setbray/Belmont Homes planning application for a supermarket and hotel on the Mytholm Works site.

The Chair, Cllr Daniel Sutherland, who was among those who did not vote to approve the planning application, then declared the planning application was approved.

After the decision, Cllr Young, who objected to the planning application, said:

“This could have a devastating impact on the independent shops in Hebden Bridge and on the Coop.”

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Last chance to petition Planning Committee against supermarket – online sign up closes 5pm Sunday 1st Dec

Today in St George’s Square, people showed a lively interest in signing Incredible Edible Mytholm’s petition asking Calderdale Planning Committee to refuse the supermarket and hotel planning application for the Mytholm Works site on King Street, Hebden Bridge.

To date, just over 300 people have signed the petition.

If you haven’t signed yet, but would like to, the online petition will stay live until 5pm on Sunday 1st December. Here’s the link to the online petition: Click here 
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