Locals launch deli petitions

A CAMPAIGN to oppose a new Sainsbury’s store in Bruntsfield has attracted huge support from the local community.

Local residents are concerned proposals for Sainsbury’s to take over the Peckham’s store could damage other small businesses in the area, particularly the Post Office, and several petitions opposing the move have sprung up.

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Dr Mairianna Clyde, chair of the Merchiston Community Council, said: “A lot of Bruntsfield traders feel they will lose business to Sainsbury’s.”

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