Protests over new Devon homes

Protesters are trying to stop East Devon Council approving plans for 170 new homes on greenbelt land between Seaton and Colyford.

Seaton house plans thrown out

Controversial plans to build a 170 homes on a green field site in East Devon have been thrown out.

There has been widespread opposition to the proposals to build the properties on fields linking the villages of Colyford and Seaton near Sidmouth.

Jonathan Gibson spent the day outside the Council offices.

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Protests over new homes at Seaton and Colyford

Protesters are trying to stop East Devon District Council approving plans for 170 new homes on greenbelt land between Seaton and Colyford.

The council is expected to approve the development today, and protesters plan to hold a demonstration outside the meeting. They say there are plenty of brownfield sites available.