operation launched as travellers leave Burnham car park
clean-up operation was launched by council cleaners in Burnham-On-Sea's
Pier Street car park on Sunday (May 1st) after a group of travellers
finally left after spending nine days at the site.
dozen vehicles - including caravans, cars and horse boxes - were
parked on spaces at the far southern end of the car park and left
mid-afternoon on Sunday.
group began arriving at the car park just off The Esplanade on
April 22nd and were served with legal papers to move by Sedgemoor
council, which owns the car park, launched a clean-up operation
on Sunday afternoon, saying "a fair quantity of rubbish was
left in hedges and in the grass around the bottom end of the car
Council cleaner Mike Pickard removing some of the waste