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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Statistics show month of March to be sunnier than average despite a very windy and wintry period of weather in last 24 hours.
Strong winds have been wreaking havoc across our region, affecting roads, trains and ferries and disrupting journeys to work.
As we leave winter behind and re-discover daffodils and longer days, we showcase your shots of West Country spring.