leave Burnham-On-Sea car park after fire and court order
group of travellers left a Burnham-On-Sea car park on Monday evening
(October 30th) after setting a fire following a court order to leave.
District Council served the group in Burnham's Pier Street car park
with a formal legal notice after obtaining a 'possession order'
in court on Monday morning.
travellers set fire to a mattress, as pictured here, before leaving
the car park minutes later at around 5.30pm.
reader says he saw the vehicles being driven along the A38 and onto
the northbound M5 motorway.
caravans with adults and young children had been parked in the far
southern most area of Burnham's Pier Street car park for eight days,
with washing strung between the vehicles.
week, Burnham's MP James Heappey met with the Secretary of State
for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid this week, as
reported here, to try and find a long-term solution for the
issue of travellers across the constituency.
travellers in Burnham-On-Sea's car park before leaving this evening