Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for a protest march to the headquarters of East Devon District Council this morning.
The 'Save our Sidmouth' campaign has sent out a rallying call to residents in East Devon to join their march on Saturday.
Thousands greet Mary King in Sidmouth as she is granted the freedom of the town after winning her third Olympic medal.
A mass rally is will take place in Sidmouth later in protest against building developments in East Devon.
The group behind the rally - 'Save Our Sidmouth' - believe people opposed to plans to build new housing are not being listened to. It is expected that around 1000 people will join the rally with groups attending from across the East Devon district.
The rally will leave the east of Sidmouth Esplanade at 11am.
Protestors opposed to new developments across East Devon have joined forces to organise a mass march on council headquarters.
The Save Our Sidmouth campaign group believes people opposed to new housing developments are not being listened to.
So now, one of the biggest protests Sidmouth has ever seen, will take place this weekend. More than a thousand people are expected to take to the streets.
Richard Lawrence reports:
The West Country has been honouring its latest Olympic hero this evening. Mary King from Sidmouth in East Devon took silver in the team equestrian event. It was her third Olympic medal at her sixth Games. Seth Conway joined the crowds in Sidmouth.
A woman from Devon has gone into the record books today after becoming the fastest woman to run the London marathon in her wedding dress. Naomi Garrick from Sidmouth needed to beat a time of 4 hours eleven minutes - which she did.
The 43 year old had some stiff competition. 30 year-old Claire Pearse from Cambridge was also dressed as a bride for the 26 mile race.