There seems to be a north-south divide

PUBLISHED: 11:48 01 February 2008 | UPDATED: 15:39 11 May 2010

I WOULD like to say how much I agreed with the letter from Debbie Reader (Crow Postbag, January 24), and I would like to add a few points of my own. Everyone says how much Royston is dying. Well, who allowed Tesco to build and then allowed it to expand? D

I WOULD like to say how much I agreed with the letter from Debbie Reader (Crow Postbag, January 24), and I would like to add a few points of my own.

Everyone says how much Royston is dying. Well, who allowed Tesco to build and then allowed it to expand? Did they think there would be no impact on the town?

You have Mr Gowen on the front page last week saying we can get our parking money back if we shop in the town.

But where is the butcher's shop, greengrocer, and the rest?

I think there is a north-south divide of the town: on one side you have a developer wanting to build 15 homes in Green Drift and Cllr F John Smith saying: "It's not in keeping with the area."

But on the north side we have Johnson Matthey building a grotesque block which towers over residential property - and it wants to build another one.

So are these buildings in keeping with the area?

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