'Take us off the list' say residents living near green space earmarked for potential housing in Leicester's local plan

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Neighbours of a green space earmarked for potential housing in Leicester’s local plan are mounting a campaign against the proposal.

The site is one of 83 listed in the document which outlines long-term development within the city council area.

The profile suggests 78 dwellings could be built on the plot, on Featherstone Drive, Eyres Monsell.

Jamie James uses the area every day. She said: “We know that it might not be at the top of the council’s list but we don’t want it on that list at all.

“Building there is unthinkable to those of us that spend time there and value that space.

“There are people walking, playing or spending time there all day

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