Travellers thwarted by police

Travellers on Bexhill Down 27/5/15 SUS-150722-153631001
Travellers on Bexhill Down 27/5/15 SUS-150722-153631001

Travellers have been prevented from pitching up on The Downs.

Police were called at 4pm on Tuesday (July 21) after the group began to remove wooden posts which restrict access to the site from Down Road.

Rother District Council’s building maintenance team were quickly on the scene to reinstate the posts and secure the site.

It is believed the same group also tried to pitch up at the Ravenside Retail Park and later camped on farmland at Normans Bay.

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