Protesters in Bath marched around the outside of the land earmarked for development. Many villagers joined the demo against new homes near the village of Southstoke, which they say will destroy an area of outstanding natural beauty.
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The bank holiday getaway is underway with twice the amount of traffic expected. Key routes across the west country are set to be hectic.
Blue skies and even more sunshine in the run up to the bank holiday weekend
The run-up to the bank holiday weekend probably has some of the best weather. Its fine with some blue skies or patchy cloud.