Battle Of Stokes Croft: Tesco vs. Bristol squatters' Free Shop
tony at cultureshop.org.uk
Wed Dec 21 01:19:45 GMT 2011
Tesco Riots programme Tony le media tart on BBC1 Monday night
Some bright spark got it on to You Tube - !!
This is broadcast over the West Country Only
Stokes Croft Tesco riots & residents alternative supermarket - BBC
Inside Out West, Bristol
Inside Out West - 19/12/2011
In April 2011 rioting returned to the streets of Bristol. This time,
the trouble was focussed on Stokes Croft, one of Britain's most
colourful urban communities. A new chain supermarket store which had
been opposed by many local residents found itself at the centre of
In the months since the violence some local campaigners have
continued to oppose the presence of this store. Their belief is that
giant corporations will destroy the character of Stokes Croft and
force small independent businesses to close down.
This documentary profiles a group of residents who are trying to
offer an alternative to the supermarket, selling locally sourced
foods. But can they really compete with the corporate muscle of the
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