The decision was the Social Democrats' turn in the issue, writes Tranås Tidning.

There has long been a clear majority in favor of a yes to housing, as the Moderates, Christian Democrats, Center Party and Social Democrats have been positive.

But during the council meeting, the Social Democrats unexpectedly voted against the detailed plan, the newspaper writes.

The vote was decided by 26-15.

The plans for housing in the park have provoked strong reactions among residents of Tranås and protest marches have been carried out.

Hear some of the reactions from Tranås residents earlier this year, about the plans for Ekmarkspark.

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What does Tranåsbona think about building homes in Ekmarkspark Photo: SVT