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Contest to name new Tesco centre

10 May 08 13:36 GMT

Supermarket giant Tesco is holding a contest to name a new shopping centre following a row over a proposed title.

Tesco wanted to use the name The Brooks Centre for the new development in Bradley Stoke near Bristol.

But a local councillor claimed the store broke a promise to let children name the centre.

Tesco said the idea had only been discussed - but it has now agreed to allow residents to pick the name through a competition.

"We want everyone in Bradley Stoke to get behind this," a Tesco spokesman told local news website, Sadlybroke.com

"There is a judging panel in place, we'll be putting up posters up around the town, and we'll be launching it with the media next week.

"We're looking at a closing date at the end of May and judging in the first week of June."

A Tesco store will form the heart of the new centre but other shops will be opened nearby.

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