Travellers move on from encampment near Welwyn
PUBLISHED: 15:27 30 September 2019 | UPDATED: 09:47 01 October 2019
Travellers have moved on since pitching their caravans near Welwyn at the weekend.
Several residents spotted caravans near Digswell Park, by Kirklands and the A1000 Bessemer Road.
A concerned resident in the area, who wished to remain anonymous, said the park is now "full of litter".
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Another told the Welwyn Hatfield Times that there are a "dozen motor homes on the grass" and claimed the group was "burning around on quad bikes!"
A spokeswoman for Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, which owns the land, said: "Council officers visited the site and confirmed the presence of 13 caravans and associated vehicles.
"While we progressed our legal proceedings, the unauthorised encampment moved on.
"We are making arrangements to clear the site of any rubbish left behind."