Article by Simon Murfitt: Travellers that set up an unauthorised camp on a playing field owned by The Billericay School have been served a notice to leave.
Essex Live reported on Friday last week (August 19) how the travellers, who had been camped on Queens Park Country Park at the other end of the town, had moved onto the field.
Drone footage showed over 20 caravans and a number of other smaller vehicles round the edges of the field, which is used by the school to play football and cricket.
[quote width="auto" align="none" border="#0066cc" color="#0066cc" title="Quoted by spokesperon for Essex Police"]Essex Police is working with the owners of The Billericay School after travellers arrived at the field owned by the school on Friday afternoon, August 19. We have assisted the school which has served a notice to the travellers to leave the land. We continue to monitor the situation.[/quote]
The notice was served by the school on Friday.
Read full article on Essex Live by Simon Murfitt