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The long-running battle to stop hundreds of new homes from being built in East Yorkshire entered its latest stage today with the start of a public inquiry.
The developers behind the plans near North Ferriby say they're responding to local demand. But campaigners fear the houses will destroy their village. Adam Fowler reports.
The developers behind plans for hundreds of new homes near North Ferriby say the project would be good for the region. A public inquiry is underway after a planning application was turned down earlier in the year.
A public inquiry has opened in to whether developers St Modwen should be allowed to build 510 homes near North Ferriby. Around 1,400 households objected to the scheme, which was refused planning consent by East Riding Council in May, prompting the developers to launch an appeal.
The outcome of the public inquiry will be sent to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles for the final say.
A public inquiry into controversial plans to build 390 homes in North Ferriby will open today.
The six-day inquiry into the appeal by developer St Mowden will be held at County Hall in Beverley.
About 1,400 households objected to the scheme, which was refused planning consent by East Riding Council for land off Brickyard Lane, Melton.