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Traveller Update

Station Walks, Newcastle

19 June

The council have received confirmation that an unauthorised encampment has established on Station Walks in Newcastle. This land belongs to Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council.  A Section 77 notice has been issued.

Further updates will be sent out in due course.

Wye Road (Bunny Hill)

19 June

The council will appear in court on Friday 22 June. The case will be heard in the morning. Once the order is obtained, evictions will take place in the afternoon. 

Support from Staffordshire Police for this is essential in order for us to enforce the order quickly and efficiently. 

The notice of court will be issued to the encampments tomorrow. 

The site will be secured and cleansed once the travellers have vacated the site.

Further updates will be sent out in due course.

14 June

The council have received confirmation that the group from Earls Drive, The Westlands have moved to Wye Road Fields (Bunny Hill) and a Section 77 notice has been served on the unauthorised encampment.  We are now pending legal action and awaiting confirmation of a court date.

The welfare assessments for this group will need to be completed.

Brick Kiln Lane, Chesterton

15 June

This morning we received confirmation that an unauthorised encampment had set up on Brick Kiln Lane. This land belongs to Staffordshire County Council. 

The initial notice has been served on the encampment at 1pm and a welfare assessment will shortly be completed. 

Staffordshire County Council will then lead on eviction proceedings. 

Further updates will be sent out in due course.
  


Last updated 19 June 2018

 
 
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