UPDATE: Travellers on Five Acres field

The group of travellers that had set up in an Eastbourne field has been asked to leave by authorities.

Wednesday, 30th June 2021, 4:31 pm

Sussex Police said they were made aware of the group in Five Acres field on Monday night, June 28.

A spokesperson from East Sussex County Council said, “We received reports of a traveller encampment in Five Acres field off Lottbridge Drove in Eastbourne on Tuesday, June 29.

“Members of our gypsy and traveller team attended the site to carry out welfare checks, accompanied by the police and officers from Eastbourne Borough Council.

Eastbourne pier. SUS-200813-122905001

“The group has been asked to vacate the land.”