Police called to deal with protestors

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Police were called to a council meeting after some protesters were stopped from getting into a crowded meeting as sites for new homes were being discussed.

Around 30 people were turned away from the meeting at Ripley Town Hall on Wednesday,July 23. They wanted to voice their concerns over the council’s core strategy development blueprint document for Amber Valley, which was set to look at a number of sites across the borough earmarked for potential housing.

Police were called after the protestors tried to enter the council chamber. No arrests were made.


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