on Berrow Village Green leave after council legal pressure
group of travellers camped on Berrow village green packed up and
left on Saturday evening (July 30th) amid legal pressure from
the Parish Council.
comes after several of the travellers camped on the grassed area
left in the middle of the week, but another group with around
eight vehicles remained in place until Saturday evening, citing
"human rights issues".
and local councillors were able to breathe a sigh of relief on
Saturday evening that the occupation of the green at the height
of the holiday season was finally over.
one resident said on Saturday evening that the green itself seemed
to have been left in a "fairly clean condition with rubbish
stacked tidily in bags", a clean-up of the hedges and land
around the green is now being planned.
councillors are also now under pressure to come up with proposals
to prevent further occupations of the green in the future.
The scenes on Berrow Village Green at the height of the occupation
when two groups of travellers were camped there