Latest traveller information from Adur and Worthing councils

ADUR and Worthing councils have today (Wednesday, June 27) released an update on the presence of travellers in the borough and district.

A council spokeswoman said: “Adur and Worthing councils and Sussex Police are continuing to work in partnership to deal with the traveller incursions at Beach Green, Lancing, Findon Gallops, and Hill Barn, Worthing.

“In the case of Beach Green a hearing for possession of the land is listed at Worthing County Court for 10am on Thursday, June 28.

“With regard to the sites in Worthing, following the unauthorised encampments on its land the council has promptly commenced legal proceedings for possession of the sites.

“Subject to court availability it is expected that a court hearing for both sites will take place early next week.

“Sussex Police held a street briefing with residents at the Findon Gallops and have attended the Hill Barn site regularly during the week and a street briefing for local residents is planned to take place at Hill Barn.”

The council will be posting updates online at www.worthing.gov.uk and www.adur.gov.uk.

Lancing Parish Council also posts information on travellers on its land www.lancingparishcouncil.gov.uk.

Sussex Police posts advice on encampments on unauthorised land at www.sussex.police.uk/advice-and-support/gypsies-travellers.