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Travellers set up camp in Worthing park and Goring Greensward

Travellers arrive in Victoria Park. Picture by Alan McKinney SUS-140730-145001001

Travellers arrive in Victoria Park. Picture by Alan McKinney SUS-140730-145001001

TRAVELLERS have arrived at a Worthing park this afternoon (Wednesday, July 30).

A total of six caravans arrived in Victoria Park, Worthing, at around 1.30pm.

A further two caravans have stopped at Goring Greensward, in Marine Crescent.

A spokesman for Worthing Borough Council said they were taking advice from their legal team and police had been informed.

The council are undertaking a welfare assessment of the sites.

2 Travellers Caravans have been reported at Greensward, Marine Crescent, Goring. The Police are aware and the Council will undertake a welfare assessment of the Site.

The latest encampment comes hours after police agreed to evict travellers from a football ground in Sompting this morning.

The police decided to move the caravans from Croshaw Recreation Ground in Grafton Drive, after the council assessed the site and deemed all individuals fit to travel.

They had spent several days at Lyons Way, in Worthing, before moving on to Sompting.

 

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