action begins to move group of travellers from Burnham-On-Sea
District Council has begun legal action to move a new group of three
travellers in Burnham-On-Sea's seafront car park at the back of
comes after a large group of traveller vehicles vacated the Pier
Street Car Park on Monday evening, as reported
here, after they were given a Notice to Vacate.
a different group of three vehicles has arrived in the Pier Street
staff visited the site with the Police on Wednesday - there are
three caravans and associated vehicles at the Steart Gardens end
of the car park," said a council spokesperson.
checks were carried out. Having done so, it was considered appropriate
to serve the occupants with a notice to leave."
have therefore been served with a notice requiring them to leave
by 12 noon today (Thursday).
they fail to leave, the council says it will issue court proceedings
for a possession order.
to the rules around time between service of notice of a court hearing
and the court hearing itself, we will not get a court hearing until
early next week."