UPDATE: Protesters arrive for Knowle meeting

Protesters gather outside Knowle for the district council's special meeting over a planning applicat

Protesters gather outside Knowle for the district council's special meeting over a planning application for its headquarters. Picture by Alain Tolhurst. - Credit: Archant

Protesters have swarmed the district council chamber ahead of the special meeting on its controversial planning application for Knowle.

Plans to put 50 houses and a care home on the site have caused uproar with campaigners, who have turned out in force to argue against the scheme, which is recommended for approval.

The meeting starts at 2pm, follow the Herald on twitter @sidmouthherald and the website for updates.


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