The Soft Drinks Tax Will Harm Newsagents Across The Country

Paul Baxter | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Baxter

The British corner shop is currently facing attacks from all sides. Property prices are rising and the cost of produce is also going up. Business rates have yet to be reformed, and consumers are turning to local micro supermarket brands instead of their corner shop.

Break the Chains - Power to the People of Godalming, Surrey

Daniella Gibb | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK
Daniella Gibb

I learnt this at a town meeting in Godalming, Surrey where residents are trying to fight the supermarket chain in the hope of replicating the success of Totnes v. Costa Coffee this week. Does the success of Totnes inspire other towns to believe that they, too, can win over large corporations or was it a 'once in a blue moon' retreat? I hope that Godalming will boost this statistic because communities need some more blue moons or else all towns will become faceless replicas of branded Britain.

VIDEO: Shopkeeper Beats Off Armed Robber Amid Gunfire

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

The bravery of a Leicester shopkeeper who battled a gun wielding robber with nothing but a wooden pole has been caught on CCTV. Kapil Vaghela, who ...