Illegal tent camp set up in Wisbech

Illegal tent camp has been set up off Harecroft Road in Wisbech. PHOTO: Google Earth

Illegal tent camp has been set up off Harecroft Road in Wisbech. PHOTO: Google Earth - Credit: Archant

A group of people in tents have set up an illegal camp near the Hudson Sports Centre in Wisbech.

The encampment is on the former allotment plot between Harecroft Road and the Hudson Sports Centre/ Cricketers Way.

Residents say that users appeared to have gained access from a nearby track.

It comes less than a month since a group of travellers in caravans set up camp on the same patch, with an eviction order served by police.

A spokesperson for Fenland District Council said: “I can confirm that FDC is aware.

“Our outreach worker has attended with police colleagues to advise the individuals of the help and support that is available to them.

“We will continue to do this going forward to ensure they are aware of their options and to encourage them to access the accommodation and services that are available.”

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