Travellers ordered to leave Kettering playing fields

An encampment of almost 30 caravans has been ordered to leave a Kettering recreation ground.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th May 2018, 2:49 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 12:13 am
The encampment in Kettering.
The encampment in Kettering.

The Travellers have been parked up on the grass off Northampton Road for more than a week.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire County Council’s Countywide Traveller Unit (CTU) said there are 28 caravans and that legal action has been taken.

THe spokesman said: “We are closely monitoring the unauthorised encampment of 28 caravans near Northampton Road in Kettering.

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“Legal direction has been served, ordering the encampment to vacate the area.

“Failure to do so will result in court summons and further legal action.”