Travellers get through council’s £15,000 defence to protect field

It took a group of travellers just seconds to get onto a stadium’s ground – after they removed several £15,000 bollards that were installed to stop them.

The group made their way onto the King George V Stadium playing fields in Grimsby, on Friday night.

The break-in came after the council fitted 120 wooden and metal bollards to stop illegal encampments.

The travellers have set up seven caravans around the play park at the stadium, and also have a number of cars and...
source: Metro

2019-06-24 14:59
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