Council installs barrier to prevent travellers from occupying local playing field

product-autobarriers Council installs barrier to prevent travellers from occupying local playing fieldThe Newcastle Borough Council has decided to put up a barrier in order to prevent travellers from occupying the Birchenwood playing fields car park, on Mount Road in Kidsgrove, a news report in the local media has recently revealed.

The barrier is designed to block the entry to prevent cars coming in at night, after travellers caused several football matches to be rescheduled and hit businesses.

Roland Hulse, vice-chairman of the Staffordshire Ladsandads organisation and chairman of Kidsgrove Ladsandads, said: “The damage was quite bad and as per usual with these groups they left samples of their own waste, as well as a lot of rubbish and horse manure.

“There was quite a lot of damage from horses’ hooves on the playing fields, but we will be ready for the matches this weekend.

“The council hase been very good in helping us get back on our feet – they’re always have supported us.”

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