Protesters oppose new homes

Protesters have turned out in force to fight plans to build homes on the outskirts of Yeovil and parts of the village of East Coker. Residents came armed with banners to illustrate their opposition to South Somerset District Council's plans to build thousands of new homes.

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East Coker Housing Plans

Up to 150 protesters are at South Somerset District Council's full council meeting in Yeovil fighting plans to allocate hundreds of acres for 2,500 homes on the edge of the town.