Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 6°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Council officers patrol park entrances after travellers move on

10:19 10 August 2014

Travellers at Gippeswyk Park in Ipswich

Travellers at Gippeswyk Park in Ipswich

Borough council staff kept overnight watch at the entrance to parks and cemeteries in Ipswich to ensure a group of evicted travellers did not return to set up camp.

shares

Officers were this morning parked at the main gates of Gippeswyck and Holywells Park, where small groups of travellers were camped during the week.

Ipswich Borough Council began legal proceedings to evict a group from Holywells Park on Friday and to enforce an eviction notice on travellers camped illegally at Gippeswyk Park.

It is thought that a small number of travellers had since moved onto land off London Road in Washbrook, but that just three caravans remained in the Ipswich area this morning

shares

3 comments

  • I see them tonight when back from milton keynes one h drive from ipswich. Last week i see in gippeswyk park dirty naked kids walking alone. I call to police bt no one sort this. Where is social services.

    Report this comment

    lolekpalacz

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • Meant to say behind Morrison's garage near the children's play area.

    Report this comment

    amp2904

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • They have set up camp in the playing field behind Morrison's in Felixstowe.

    Report this comment

    amp2904

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Teen robbed of phone and bike

Police are appealing for help to find two men who robbed a teenager at knifepoint.

Suspected gas explosion on Federick Road in Gorleston.

 Picture: James Bass

Two people have been taken to hospital following a suspected gas explosion near Lowestoft.

David Murton (L to R) Paul Whiting and Bill Barton in front of the main telescope at the Orwell Astronomical Society. Photograph Simon Parker

Astronomy enthusiasts will be gathering outside Isaacs on March 20 to view the celestial event - and you are invited to join them.

The Ormiston mini marathon at Trinity Park in 2014

This weekend’s Ormiston Families Children’s Marathon has been postponed.

Police called to scene of road collision

Police have been called to the scene of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on a road near Sudbury.

The new community cinema launched in St Mary's Church in Bury. Joanna Rayner and Rev Cannon Malcolm Rogers are pictured.

A Bury St Edmunds church is turning into a cinema as it intends to hold free community film events over the coming year.

@TheRec in Stowmarket

Six buildings in Suffolk are in the running to win awards dished out by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Cobbolds Point, Felixstowe, by Peter Smith, is on show as part of the Suffolk Creative Photographic Group exhibition at Woodbridge Library during March

From broody compositions to sun-kissed scenes – an exhibition of photographs currently on display at a Suffolk library has a bit of everything to offer.

Ipswich Hospital

A woman was been taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm and rib after falling from a horse.

Work continues to repair the collapsed sewer in Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

A bus driver has said emergency roadworks in Ipswich town centre are causing “absolute chaos”.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages