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Protest against stadium scheme.

PLANS to site a football stadium on open green land were blasted by residents who held a protest yesterday.

A group of people turned out on a drizzly Bank Holiday Monday lunchtime on the field at Rock Road, Rhosymedre near Wrexham to make their point.

Demonstration organisers had invited objectors to a two-hour protest at the plans to build a new stadium for Newi Cefn Druids and a Tesco on the land there.

Rhosymedre Village Green Action group spokeswoman Jackie Palmer said: "We are not against the stadium or the Tesco development - just the locations where they are proposed to be built, a village green." She added: "It is a lovely location for people to enjoy and it also has historic importance as this is where they quarried the stone for the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct." Newi Cefn Druids want a new, 5,000-capacity stadium at the site in Rhosymedre.

It is part of a development which will be built on the Plas Kynnaston site where the Druids currently play.

It is believed that the 25,000-sq foot Tesco store would create 140 jobs..
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 5, 2009
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