Children's week-long play scheme at Northampton school disrupted by travellers

A group of travellers who pitched on a Northampton school's ground disrupted a children's play scheme.

Monday, 6th August 2018, 1:10 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd September 2018, 2:53 am
Quinton House School. (Picture: Google)

Quinton House School in Upton was running events for the children throughout the week but after the travellers arrived the youngsters were unable to go outside, despite the hot weather.

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The travellers have since been removed after being served notice by the Countywide Traveller Unit over the weekend.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire County Council said: “The unauthorised traveller encampment at Quinton House School were served a section 61 notice by Northamptonshire Police over the weekend, removing the travellers from the area.