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Travellers moved on from Wolverhampton gym grounds

By Thomas Parkes | Tettenhall | News | Published:

Travellers who set up camp on the grounds of a Wolverhampton fitness centre have been moved on.

Travellers at Chris Jewkes Fitness in Tettenhall

More than a dozen caravans arrived at Chris Jewkes Fitness Centre, in Tettenhall, on Monday.

Now officers from West Midlands Police have confirmed the illegal encampment, on Danescourt Road, has been removed.

It comes after a notice was issued by the force to leave the premises – or face eviction from the site.

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Officers visited the scene and helped reassure businesses and residents the issue was being tackled.

A spokesman for Tettenhall Police said: "The illegal encampment on Danescourt Road and has now been removed."

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Senior Reporter - @TParkes_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star, based in Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch at thomas.parkes@expressandstar.co.uk.

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