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One in four Swindonians against development

More than 50,000 people signed a petition against the plans. Credit: ITV West

Plans for 900 new homes and an industrial estate near Swindon's Coate Water Country Park have been approved by the planning inspector - against the wishes of thousands of residents.

More than 50,000 people signed a petition against the plans. That's the equivalent of one in four Swindonians.

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