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April 13, 2008

Gran in Tesco boss planning war

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BBC News has some eminent domain news from England. We're rooting for Grandma on this one...

A grandmother from Merseyside has applied for planning permission to demolish the home of Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy.

Dot Reid is retaliating against plans to bulldoze her home and 71 others in Kirkby, to make way for Everton's new stadium and a Tesco supermarket.

The 58-year-old said Sir Terry, who lives in a mansion in Hertfordshire, deserved a taste of his own medicine.

She plans to turn the site of the Tesco boss's house into a community garden.

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Posted by amy at April 13, 2008 9:38 AM