'It will be the same for Lyme'

PUBLISHED: 09:35 19 November 2008 | UPDATED: 22:37 15 June 2010

As a caravan owner in Lyme Regis for the last 25 years, I wish to say that where I live, in Horley, we have a Tesco superstore and a Tesco Express nearby which have caused the demise of small individual businesses in Horley town centre and it will be the

As a caravan owner in Lyme Regis for the last 25 years, I wish to say that where I live, in Horley, we have a Tesco superstore and a Tesco Express nearby which have caused the demise of small individual businesses in Horley town centre and it will be the same for Lyme Regis, make no mistake. Once Tesco is there, it will be the end of other food businesses, including the Co-op, the delis and also the wine merchant next door. It will happen there as it has happened here. Jean Russell Briars Wood Horley Surrey


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