Blog launched to defend Southwold High Street

Welcome to the new blog, Look After Southwold, which launched yesterday in the wake of Waveney District Council’s decision to grant planning permission for a Costa coffee shop in the High Street.

I fear that once one of the chains gets in others see that as their research done and follow. Look After Southwold will almost certainly be a busy blog.

  • http://twitter.com/davebriggs Dave Briggs

    Interesting. We’re just back from a weekend on the Suffolk coast and Southwold is always one of our favourite places to visit. However we were disappointed to see a Tesco Express and a WH Smith present in the town which weren’t there last summer. It certainly made the town feel different, and it was a shame that two independent bookshops have been lost in the last couple of years.

  • Gordon

    LookafterSouthwold will be a very busy blog, trying to protect the town from those making money out of destroying it.

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