Latest traveller encampment in Northampton handed a court order to leave

A traveller encampment that pitched up on Delape Park four days ago has been issued a court order to move.

Friday, 21st July 2017, 6:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:17 am
The encampment at Delapre Park earlier this week.

On Monday, a group comprising of 14 caravans moved onto the park off London Road, shortly after a similarly sized encampment had left Victoria Park.

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A Northamptonshire County Council spokesman said on behalf of the Countywide Traveller Unit: “Town Magistrates have issued a notice for the Travellers to vacate the unauthorised encampment.

"The group has until Monday morning to vacate the site. Six of the 14 vans have already left.”