Shops in Sherborne closed for an hour this lunchtime in protest at plans for a Tesco supermarket. Traders fear the superstore could take business away from the town centre.
Tesco is asking residents for their views. It wants to knock down a hotel on the outskirts of town to make way for the development.
A separate campaign is also underway in favour of the plan. A consultation session is being held at the moment in Digby Hall.
More top news
A little boy from Cornwall who lost his arms and legs is about to get the chance to meet his soccer heroes in the next few days.
A manhunt is underway after two men were shot - one fatally - at a residential site on Thursday evening on 5 May.
More than 2,000 young people are gathering on Dartmoor today ready to take part in the Ten Tors challenge.