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Travellers have set up camp on Ribbleton Park

Posted on - 15th May, 2019 - 12:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Parks, Preston News, Ribbleton
Travellers on Ribbleton Park

Travellers have set up camp in Ribbleton Park as Preston basks in the sunshine.

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Caravans and cars were seen parking up on the park in Blackpool Road at around 5pm yesterday.

Horses were let out to graze on the grass.

Read more: Traveller site near the university could be sold off

It is not known how long the travellers intend to stay at the park, but they have been visited by officers from Preston City Council.

A spokesperson said: “A group from the travelling community arrived on Ribbleton Park on Tuesday 14th May. Officers have attended to speak to them and carried out welfare checks. 

“The legal procedure to effect removal from the site will be processed as soon as possible.”

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