The Village Green Preservation Society

Article published on April 22, 2008
Article published on April 22, 2008
I was listening to the Kinks and editing an article when an news story made me smile. On Merseyside a Grandmother was faced with plans to demolish her home to make way for, amongst other things, a new Tesco. In a wonderful retaliation this lady applied for planning permission to demolish the mansion belonging to Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy. Tesco is a bugbear of mine.
In my hometown, in rural Northumberland, they moved in a few years ago and, in my opinion have changed the place for the worse. They frustrate and destroy local businesses and purge towns of what makes them great.

This lady, Dot Reid, is sure to fail in her gallant conquest but hats off to her for standing up to the evil corporation.

At the end of the day;

Every Little Helps

For people expecting a Prague diary, this will be online soon, but paid writing jobs have been a burden on my time.