Home ... Tag Archives: Sainsbury

Tag Archives: Sainsbury

Southeastern rewards staff with shopping vouchers despite travel chaos for commuters

Train operator Southeastern has rewarded 4,000 members of staff with shopping vouchers for their hard work. The employees were given the £25 shopping vouchers, which can be used at Sainsbury’s, Boots and Mothercare, in response to the way they have dealt with disruption at London Bridge. The station is undergoing a £6.5bn renovation which has caused severe disruption for Kent’s …

Read More »

Green light for Sainsbury’s plans in Altira Park, Herne Bay

How the Sainsbury’s at Altira Park will look Comments (0) PROPOSALS for a Sainsbury’s food store, petrol station and eight industrial units at Altira Park on the outskirts of Herne Bay have been fully approved by Canterbury City Council. The local authority had resolved in October last year to grant planning permission for a Sainsbury’s foodstore, petrol station and eight industrial/warehouse …

Read More »

Barrister Edmund Fowler tracks down conman

Barrister Edmund Fowler turned sleuth to track a villain operating a scam in Canterbury. The Faversham lawyer – who regularly prosecutes fraudsters in the crown court – spoke to his mother after she had been shopping at the Sainsbury’s store. He said: “She told me she had been approached by a complete stranger, a man who looked flustered and claiming he had locked himself out …

Read More »

Grandmother, 86, faces Christmas in a hospital bed after incident in Sainsbury’s car park in Kingsmead Road, Canterbury

An 86-year-old grandmother is facing Christmas in hospital after falling in a car park when a car horn startled her. Barbara Hanscomb suffered a broken hip after being alarmed by the thoughtless motorist as she loaded shopping into her car while parked in a disabled bay outside Sainsbury’s. He twice sounded his horn because her car door was open, preventing …

Read More »

IN BRIEF

Superstore plan is reaffirmed BELTINGE: Sainsbury’s bosses have reaffirmed their commitment to a new store at Beltinge after announcing they were pulling out of a planned development in Canterbury. They said it would not be financially viable to proceed with plans to move over the road at Kingsmead, Canterbury to a bigger store, leaving their old building empty to be …

Read More »

Retail Strategy

“The retail offer of Herne Bay, also dominated by independents, should benefit from regeneration efforts identified in the Herne Bay Area Action Plan, which seeks to improve the retail offer and increase the amount of consumer spending retained in the town.” [Draft Local Plan 4.9] The Herne Bay Area Action Plan (HBAAP) was written over a period of a couple …

Read More »

Shopping

50,000 m² new “comparison shopping” retail space is set aside for Canterbury and 3,250 m² for Whitstable. “Comparison shopping” includes clothing; household goods; and other purchases where people will wander about and look at alternatives before buying. It does not include food shopping (convenience shopping). There is to be no new “comparison shopping” for Herne Bay even though our population …

Read More »