Opposition remains fierce against plans for an asbestos dump at a landfill site in a quarry overlooking Chew Valley lake in Somerset.
Planners granted permission last year, but it was quashed on a technicality. Now the applicants are trying again, but campaigners remain defiant.
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East Devon Council are proposing to ban the feeding of seagulls on their seashores - becoming one of the first in the UK to do so.
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