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The 54-year-old father-of-three, who lives in Blyth with his wife, said: "They have only offered very low prices for the shop and because it's a compulsory purchase order there's nothing we can do.
The 54-year-old father-ofthree, who lives in Blyth with his wife, said: "They have only offered very low prices for the shop and because it's a compulsory purchase order there's nothing we can do.
Alan Robinson, official of the Quoits Club, said: "The compulsory purchase order was a bolt from the blue, and we felt we needed to fight it.
Councillors have refused to rule out using compulsory purchase orders to remove residents from the land.
A STUMBLING block preventing the pounds 32 million refurbishment of Warwickshire County Cricket Club's Edgbaston ground from being completed has been removed after Birmingham City Council decided to draw up compulsory purchase orders.
Strict limits will also be put on its use of compulsory purchase orders.
It is believed to be only the second time that an NHS compulsory purchase order will have been used.
Next week's meeting of the Cabinet will decide whether to proceed with a Compulsory Purchase Order to acquire property needed for a new Library and Information Centre and four-stand bus facility.