A family of travellers remain in the heart of an affluent north Essex community four days after barging onto the publicly-owned park.
Great Notley villagers staged a protest at the group’s arrival on Monday night, with Essex Police saying one of the residents’ cars was blocking paramedics from treating a sick six-week-old baby.
The Chronicle’s story about the protest sparked a social media backlash from readers, and while we have since published the views of Great Notley residents, where the average house price is £340,542, here is what people had to say on Facebook about the stand-off earlier this week:
An Essex Police spokesman told the Chronicle this morning: “Police powers to remove trespassers on land are contained in Section 61 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
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