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BUSINESS owners and residents have lost a long-running battle to stop a Tesco store being built in Barbourne.
Members of Worcester City Council’s planning committee gave the thumbs up to a new Tesco Express on Barbourne Road at a meeting last Thursday (July 24).
The decision ends a six year battle for traders who said they feared their businesses would be devastated if the supermarket giant was granted permission to build on the site of a former petrol station.
The committee twice refused the controversial scheme, which also includes the creation of 12 apartments, in 2008 after planning chiefs felt Tesco had failed ...