It’s deja vu all over again

It’s deja vu all over again

It’s deja vu all over again

First published in Opinion

IT’S summer and the perennial issue of illegal traveller encampments is back, perhaps a little later than usual.

Council staff at Kinson, Fleetsbridge and Baiter are dealing with small incursions with guards on alert at a number of other sites. Local residents are unhappy and the bill to be picked by the council taxpayer is mounting.

A year on from last year’s fiasco, little has changed. Poole has been through a process that took the borough back to square one. Bournemouth’s position remains unchanged, there’s no suitable site. The law hasn’t changed. Something, sometime has to give.


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