Bailiffs act after travellers set up camp in Stevenage’s Fairlands Valley Park

PUBLISHED: 17:23 13 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:16 16 March 2017

Travellers at Fairlands Valley Park.

Travellers at Fairlands Valley Park.

Danny Loo Photography 2017

Travellers have set up camp in Stevenage’s Fairlands Valley Park, with bailiffs employed by the local authority currently working to remove them.

Travellers at Fairlands Valley Park. Travellers at Fairlands Valley Park.

A spokesman for Stevenage Borough Council said: “We are aware of the travellers at Fairlands Valley Park and bailiffs employed by the council have served them with a notice to move on as they are on public land.”

15/02 update: The travellers have now been moved on.


  • Good riddance to them but hope they don't now head over to Letchworth!

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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • hopefully this will reduce the amount of rubbish waste from garden clearance tarmacking works they will leave behind for the tax payer to pick up the cleaning bill. If they were to use legitimate sites then no great issues.

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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • Swift action by the Council means less tears at a later stage - well done, SBC

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    Monday, February 13, 2017

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