Travellers leave Chesterfield car park

Travellers have left a site in Chesterfield after council officials told them to move.

Wednesday, 25th April 2018, 11:08 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th April 2018, 11:16 am
Travellers at the Queen's Park Sports Centre car park.
Travellers at the Queen's Park Sports Centre car park.

The group set up camp on part of the car park at Queen's Park Sports Centre on Boythorpe Road over the weekend.

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This morning, a Chesterfield Borough Council spokesman confirmed that the Travellers had left the site.

On Monday, officials visited the Travellers to carry out welfare checks.

A direction to leave notice was served on Tuesday and the Travellers were told they faced possible court action if they did not move.