Travellers still camped at Ipswich park
PUBLISHED: 14:00 30 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:00 30 August 2019
Travellers remain at an Ipswich park after moving from a town sports centre earlier this week.
A number of caravans moved onto the park near Castle Hill Primary School on Wednesday, having earlier been situated at Whitton Sports Centre.
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On Tuesday, Ipswich Borough Council went to court to apply for an order requesting the removal of vehicles and property from a field at the nearby Whitton Sports Centre.
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The borough said the occupants' continued presence was in contravention of a direction giving a local authority power to order any person living in a vehicle to move off land.
A spokesman for the council said: "We are taking all necessary steps, along with our partners, to secure their departure."
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