UPDATE: Southwick travellers move on

THE travellers have now left Southwick Green, Adur Council reports.

A spokesman said in the last few minutes: “We have been advised that the encampment at The Green, Southwick, has now vacated the site.”

A total of 18 caravans arrived today and police were monitoring the situation.

Meanwhile, at the Park Avenue open space in Shoreham, Adur Council says there are now 15 caravans and a welfare assessment will be undertaken today to assess the situation.