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Nun's plans to erect 24-foot high illuminated cross turned down

A Lincolnshire nun has been refused permission to put up a 24-foot high illuminated cross in her back garden.

An impression of the illuminated cross at night Credit: ITV Central

Sister Mary Michael said God wanted her to have the "Cross of Love" - a scaled down version of the Glorious Cross of Dozulé in France - at her home in North Hykeham near Lincoln.

Sister Mary Michael said God wanted her to have the "Cross of Love" Credit: ITV Central

The plans were met with a mixed reaction from people living nearby.

North Kesteven District Council has now turned down the plans, saying the cross would be "inappropriate and intrusive".