Public oppose housing plans

Fifty members of the public are speaking at today's full council meeting in Yeovil. Many are upset that 2,500 homes might be allowed close to the historic village of East Coker. The Lib Dem led authority is considering plans to allow 16,751 homes in the district over the next 20 years.

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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.