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Travellers in Vinall Park Twydall

By Rachel Dixon

A group of around 10 caravans have pitched up in a park.

A number of travellers appeared at Vinall Park, in Locarno Avenue, Twydall, late yesterday afternoon.

It is believed the same group were earlier in Gillingham Green, in Grange Road Gillingham.

A group of around 10 caravans have moved from Gillingham Green to Vinall Park in Twydall
A group of around 10 caravans have moved from Gillingham Green to Vinall Park in Twydall

On Friday evening the group set up camp in public park Gillingham Green, where there is a cemetery.

Medway Council has moved them and will be clearing any waste and litter left behind in the coming days.

On Sunday night a separate group filled the car park, in Cross Street, Chatham, used by the staff and customers of HomePlus Furniture, in the Brook.

The furniture company is responsible for moving the travellers out of the car park.

In relation to the group in Vinall Park, Medway Council’s Head of Regulatory Services James Brown said: “We will be following a civil legal process to move the group on.”

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