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Shock and horror at this years Annual Parish meeting on Tuesday 24th May, when one gentleman introduced himself as a representative for the Northern Counties Co-operative Group.

The Annual Parish meeting which takes place in May each year provides an opportunity for individuals to address the Parish residents on any topic they wish. However, the norm is for organisations to give updates on their achievements and their plans within the community for the next 12 months.

To everyone's surprise, the gentleman stated that his role was to find new sites for Co-operative Stores, and he was current seeking residents views on the consideration of purchasing the Red Lion Inn and turning it into an enhanced supermarket location.

The plan would involve the demolition of the Red Lion Public House and the outbuildings to create space for the building of a new Supermarket and a Shoppers Car park.

The feedback from those present could be described as mixed, with some individuals clearly opposed to the loss of the pub, whilst others welcomed the thought of some extra village car parking, even though it may be reserved for co-operative shoppers only.

It was also revealed that no approach had been made to date to the Red Lion Owners, but the meeting was seen as an opportunity to get residents views on the matter.

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