called as travellers return to Burnham-On-Sea seafront lawns
legal action is underway to move a large group of travellers who
pitched up on Burnham-On-Sea's seafront on Monday evening (July
pictured here, the group of caravans, motorhomes and vans is parked
on the South Esplanade lawns opposite the Sailing Club and also
in the sailing club's parking area.
were called in mid-evening in a bid to move on the group but there
is little they can do.
Sedgemoor District Council, which owns the lawns, is due to serve
legal papers on the group shortly to commence the courts process
to get them moved - at taxpayers expense.
legal costs of moving each group runs into hundreds of pounds -
a figure that is rising as the summer draws on, as Burnham-On-Sea.com
first reported here