The Co-op’s planning application to change the Royal Oak into a convenience store goes before the North Lincolnshire Council Planning Committee on the 18th October starting at 2pm.  The public are allowed to attend this meeting to demonstrate their support or opposition to the application.  The planning officer’s report on the Co-op’s application may be found on the council’s web site To view the reports, on the home page select ‘Your Council’ from the middle column; then ‘Council Committees’ from the left-hand column, followed by ‘Planning Committee’; select ‘Reports’ from the right-hand side of the page; select the appropriate committee date; find the relevant application number and open the pdf file to view the report in full.