Outline planning permission for 50 homes and a graduated care home at East Devon District Council’s Knowle site in Sidmouth has been refused.
Councillors on the council’s Development Management Committee turned down the application, which had been made by East Devon District Council officers. It followed a three-hour meeting, with six councillors voting against the application and three in favour of it. Read more.
The DGT was one of many groups that opposed the planning application and welcomes the decision.