Rally in Sidmouth opposing development

'Save our Sidmouth' campaign group have put up placards around the town.
'Save our Sidmouth' campaign group have put up placards around the town. Credit: ITV West

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.

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