A HUSBAND and wife have appealed after they were not allowed to build a new house.

Mr and Mrs Greenhill applied for a four-bedroom house to be built at 18 Victoria Road, Oxford.

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Oxford City Council however refused the planning permission, with an appeal now submitted to the Secretary of State against the decision.

The appeal is being dealt with by an exchange of written statements between Mr and Mrs Greenhill, and the council, and will be decided by an inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.