travellers arrive on Berrow Green as MP vows to step in to help
group of travellers arrived on Berrow's Village Green on Sunday
evening (July 17th) as the area's ongoing problems with travellers
caravans arrived mid-evening and Berrow Parish Council said it
had already taken the first steps to getting them moved on.
Council Chairman Barry Kew told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Sunday evening:
"We have been in contact with the Police to report that they
have arrived and we will be taking further steps during Monday
to formally ask them to move on ahead of legal action if required."
added: "The issue of travellers does seem to have been a
real problem in the Burnham-On-Sea area this summer, although
we have been fortunate in Berrow not to have them on our village
green for several years."
government needs to do more to help parish and town councils to
move travellers on faster."
Heappey, the area's MP, told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Sunday evening
that he has various discussions underway to push for more to be
done to help local authorities tackle the travellers problem.
"I fully sympathise with local councils and residents,"