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Preston City Council adopts Leighton Street Traveller site

The travellers site sits behind the Leighton Street car park close to the university campus Pic: Google Preston Council has agreed to adopt the Leighton Street Traveller site and will now take on its management responsibilities. On 24 February, Preston City Council unanimously agreed they would adopt […]

3 months ago
Three arrests and five caravans seized as police clear traveller site at Ashton Park

Police tow away one of the suspected stolen caravans Pic: Preston Police Police have cleared all the travellers’ caravans from Ashton Park following reports of anti-social behaviour. Five suspected stolen caravans were seized, and three individuals were arrested at the scene for […]

11 months ago
Evicted Moor Park travellers set up camp in Fulwood and Ashton

Some areas of the city are already covered by the new Public Space Protection Orders - such as Ashton Park Pic: Tony Worrall A group of travellers recently evicted from Moor Park have moved onto parks in Fulwood and Ashton. Yesterday afternoon, on Wednesday 11 August, motorhomes and caravans were spotted driving onto […]

11 months ago
Rosemary on the Park cafe forced to close following ‘antisocial behaviour’ by Moor Park travellers

The Rosemary on the Park cafe closed yesterday following ‘aggressive’ behaviour from a group of travellers on Moor Park. On Wednesday 11 August, Rosemary on the Park, situated in the […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council starts process to remove traveller group from Moor Park

Preston City Council has started proceedings to remove a community of travellers from Moor Park. The travellers have taken up residence on both the grass and the Pavilion car park, […]

11 months ago
Aerial pictures show police presence at Ribbleton Park traveller camp

Aerial pictures of travellers on Ribbleton Park have shown the police presence whilst trying to move them elsewhere. Caravans still remain in the Preston park despite the occupants being ordered […]

11 months ago
Police seize stolen caravans from traveller site on Ribbleton Park

Police have seized stolen caravans from a traveller site on Ribbleton Park following a theft from a storage unit in Euxton. After arriving at the park, Lancashire Road Police and […]

11 months ago
Travellers occupying land in Haslam Park have been asked to move on

Tree lined walk at Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall An anonymous source contacted Blog Preston to detail disturbance in Haslam Park on Tuesday, July 6. They noted that the gate was unlocked, and there were a number of vans […]

12 months ago
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