City Tours Now | Travellers site by May
Find city tours activities guided city tours and things to do with
Tours and activities,london tours,istanbul tours,barcelona tours,berlin tours,dubai tours,new york tours,activities,things to do,paris tours,City Tours, Guided Tours,sightseen Tours,city passes,Istanbul City tours,Paris city tours,guide tours,full day tours,Berlin City Tours,Barcelona City Tours,Madrid City tours,Amsterdam City Tours,Amsterdam Guided Tours,Istanbul Guided Tours,Rome City Tours,Rome Guided Tours,Dubai City Tours,Dubai Safari Tours,Dubai airport transfer,London city tours,London activities,London airport transfer,New York City Tours,New york activities,Dubai Sightseen,Budapest City Tours,Madrid City Tours,Madrid sigtseen,Reykjavik city tours,Reykjavik sightseen,Munich city tours,Munich activities,Venice city tours,Venice activities,Venice sightseen tours,Lisbon city tours,Lisbon activities,Lisbon airport transfer,prague city tours,prag activities,Florence guided tour,Florence city tours,prague guided tour,istanbul guided tours,istanbul guided tour,paris guides,amsterdam canal tours,new york guides,
post-template-default,single,single-post,postid-11425,single-format-standard,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1400,footer_responsive_adv,qode-theme-ver-16.8,qode-theme-bridge,disabled_footer_top,disabled_footer_bottom,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.5.2,vc_responsive

Travellers site by May


Travellers site by May

A permanent travellers site could be built in Dudley by May – as council bosses try to stop illegal camps in the borough.

Council officers have been asked to find a suitable location ahead of the travellers season next year.

Plans have been in the pipeline for two years as a proposed temporary travellers site in Coseley was scrapped in January.

The new proposed permanent site would bring in tougher eviction powers for the council and police to deal with illegal camps.

Council leader Patrick Harley said: “I have asked officers to find a location which can be ready for next May.

“We need to make sure that we find a site that is agreed between political parties.”

Tory plans for a temporary travellers site in Budden Road, Coseley, for a three-year-period, were set to be rubber stamped before Labour took power of Dudley Council.

Labour then put those plans on hold before ditching them earlier this year.

At the time, former Labour council leader Qadar Zada said his administration wanted to find a location for a permanent site.

His administration also unveiled proposals to bring in an injunction on council-owned land.

These measures are what councillor Harley, leader of the controlling Conservatives administration, wants to pursue.

He said: “I think we are going for a borough-wide injunction which would be against unknown parties.”

This would be similar to one that Wolverhampton Council brought in February where 60 council-owned sites are now protected.

In the mean time, heavy concrete bollards have been earmarked for parks and green spaces in Dudley to prevent vehicles trespassing. Among them is Withymoor Park, Amblecote, which had bollards installed in March.

Councillor Harley said “the blocks are helping” to prevent vehicles trespassing – but the goal is to find a long term solution.

Clean-up and legal fees – with court action sometimes required for an eviction – costs Dudley tax-payers £150,000 each years.

Leading councillors from both parties, alongside council officers, will be holding talks behind closed doors to find a location for a permanent site.

No Comments

Post A Comment