Euxton travellers' eviction: Group are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub

Travellers are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub in Euxton
Travellers are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub in Euxton
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Travellers are refusing to leave the car park area of an old pub in Euxton.

Bailiffs are at the former Railway Pub in Wigan Road to evict the group this morning.

Travellers are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub in Euxton

Travellers are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub in Euxton

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Court enforcement specialist Gareth Hegarty said: “Our agents have now re entered the site and made the site parameter secure.

“They have also made contact with the travellers. They are refusing to leave stating that they have more travellers in the area.

“Our enforcement officers are negotiating with the group now.”

Travellers are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub in Euxton

Travellers are refusing to leave car park at former Railway Pub in Euxton

The group of travellers who moved onto the site at around midday yesterday with three caravans were told last night that they had until this morning to leave.