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SOS Timeline

Here is a summary of all of the SOS activity so far.

Thanks again to all those who have supported us in any way, we are overwhelmed by the love you have shown us, please keep it up.

06/09/11
Two Enforcement notices (one on advertising and one on planning) served on Real Foods Broughton Street premises ordering the removal of all items of signage, including the opening times panel:
Read the Advertisement Enforcement Notice here
Read the Listed Building Enforcement Notice here

01/10/11
Real Foods fortifies it's efforts to reverse the Council's decision and the 'SOS' campaign is born: All October advertising is sent out with our SOS overlay with a call to action for support

05/10/11
Appeal against the “advertisement” enforcement notice filed with Scottish Ministers
Read the Real Foods appeal against the Advertising enforcement here

06/10/11
Scottish Ministers uphold Real Foods appeal against the advertising enforcement notice and it is withdrawn by the council
Read the Withdrawal of the enforcement notice by the council here

07/10/11
Appeal against the “planning” enforcement notice filed with Scottish Ministers
Read the Real Foods appeal to the Scottish Ministers
Read all the supplementary pages that form part of the appeal: Supplementary B, Supplementary C, Supplementary E, Supplementary F, Supplementary G, Supplementary H, Supplementary I, Supplementary J, Supplementary K, Supplementary L, Supplementary M, Supplementary N, Supplementary O

11/10/11
Real foods are served with a revised advertising enforcement notice
Read the REVISED Advertisement Enforcement Notice here

21/10/11
Appeal against the revised “advertisement” enforcement notice filed with Scottish Ministers
Read the Real Foods appeal against the REVISED Advertising enforcement here

26/10/11
Real Foods SOS petition is launch in-store and online: http://www.realfoods.co.uk/sos

01/11/11
Broughton Spurtle covers Real Foods SOS campaign: http://www.broughtonspurtle.org.uk/news/real-foods-fight-council-signage-ban

09/11/11
Responses to both appeals received from the council
Read the council’s response to the Advertising appeal here
Read the council’s response to the Listed Building appeal here

18/11/11
Edinburgh Reporter covers the Real Foods SOS campaign: http://www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/?s=Real+Foods

22/11/11
Edinburgh Evening News covers the Real Foods SOS campaign: http://www.scotsman.com/edinburgh-evening-news/edinburgh/around-the-capital/public_sign_up_to_back_food_store_1_1978582

23/11/11
Real Foods files additional written submissions and documentation in response to the councils response (09/11/11 ) to the appeal.
Read Real Foods further written submissions to the Scottish Ministers here
Read all the supplementary pages that form part of the “further written submissions” : Supplementary Q, Supplementary S, Supplementary T, Supplementary U, Supplementary V, Supplementary W

06/03/12
An ‘Edinburgh Eye’ sees it how it is, an anonymous blogger comes to our aid.



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