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Eastern residents question planning policy

East shouldn't become "dormitory for Douglas"

Ratepayers questioned government planning officers over the eastern area plan at a meeting in Marown last night.
Over 80 parish residents attended a meeting at the Marown Methodist Church Hall to raise questions about sites earmarked for development.
Some labelled it as a threat to the rural nature of the community.
Both Middle MHKs - Chief Minister Howard Quayle and Bill Shimmins - were present at the event to hear their concerns.
Charles Fargher is captain of the parish - he says people there are clear on what they want:

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