Newsagents earmarked for new Indian takeaway

Plans have been submitted to turn a local shop in a village near Lincoln into an Indian takeaway.

The proposals would see Brookfield News in Branston converted under plans submitted to North Kesteven District Council.

Applicant, Abdur Rahman, said that the takeaway would serve the village and the surrounding communities of Heighington, Washingborough, Canwick, Bracebridge Heath and Potterhanworth.

Brookefield News, Branston, which has been proposed to be turned into an Indian takeaway.

The shop on Linden Avenue in the village comes with a 22 space car park, however Mr Rahman said that the business would offer home delivery.

He said in a planning statement that his proposed business, ‘Home Curries’, looks to try something different from other outlets.

It said: “The idea of our business is to break the image of traditional Indian takeaways by selling healthy, home style curries. 

“Using fresh ingredients, our food will contain less oil, less sugar, less salt, and will be free from any artificial colours and preservative. 

“To express our ethos, we have decided to name our takeaway Home Curries.”

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