An ongoing row over the closure of a village path could now go to a Public Inquiry.
The path in Melkridge links the village to the A69 and was used by residents and farmers until it was locked and gated four months ago.
An application to have it re-opened was approved by the county council last Tuesday, but the argument looks a long way from being resolved.
Ryan Dollard reports:
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