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Battle on the beach

PUBLISHED: 11:25 26 September 2002 | UPDATED: 12:43 03 March 2010

WE will fight them on the beaches!

That was the cry today from Ipswich's angry beach hut owners who are planning to wage war to keep their seaside chalets on Felixstowe seafront.

WE will fight them on the beaches!

That was the cry today from Ipswich's angry beach hut owners who are planning to wage war to keep their seaside chalets on Felixstowe seafront.

Fifty-eight hut owners – most from Ipswich – have been told they will be evicted next spring as part of a project for a multi-million pound housing development with some leisure facilities.

But the hut owners cannot understand why they are being kicked off the site – and believe it is simply so their huts do not spoil the seaview of the new homes.

The council, meanwhile, plans to replace the huts with seashore plants.

See tonight's Evening Star for full story…

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