'Tesco is not the answer for town'

PUBLISHED: 02:01 03 September 2008 | UPDATED: 22:16 15 June 2010

The only way to regenerate Seaton is to encourage more people to visit us so I am amazed at these short-sighted Tesco supporters who seem to think they are the answer to our ills. Just who do they think is likely to come, especially to Seaton, when there

The only way to regenerate Seaton is to encourage more people to visit us so I am amazed at these short-sighted Tesco supporters who seem to think they are the answer to our ills. Just who do they think is likely to come, especially to Seaton, when there are large Tescos in both Axminster and Honiton? The only people likely to use it are disaffected Co-op customers and those who already go over to the other shops. The nearest Sainsbury's is Pinhoe, Asda, Taunton, and Morrisons, Bridport.Any of these would encourage a large amount of people to do their weekly shop and they would then look round our town and we just might attract some of them to visit for recreation too. You people who have got into bed with Tesco are so naive that you can't see that the only reason Tesco is interested is to keep out competition. A firm that size has only got that way by shrewd moves which benefit Tesco and only Tesco. Isn't it time the council got off their backsides and found out, by referendum if necessary, just what the people of Seaton want, not what Tesco wants. Nothing they can offer is worth selling the soul of our town for!!W S Cooke West Acres Seaton


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