While many believe another runway is needed in our region, few want it in their back yard. Although the expansion of Heathrow could create thousands more jobs, it would also bring more aircraft noise and pollution. And in some cases whole communities could be wiped out.
Chris Maughan has been finding out what the expansion of Heathrow would mean for those living under the flightpath.
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