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Council begins legal proceedings to remove travellers at Loundsley Green

Chesterfield Borough Council has begun legal proceedings to remove travellers who have set up an illegal camp at Loundsley Green.

Following reports from residents after the travellers arrived yesterday evening (Sunday 25 June), the council began legal process to ensure they are removed from the site as quickly as possible this morning.

Our officers have visited the site to establish how many travellers are at there and how long they intend to stay.

The officers have also carried out a welfare check and made sure the travellers have bags in which to place rubbish,

First published on 26 June 2017 Last updated on 07 July 2017