Operation begins to remove travellers

A operation has begun to remove travellers from a Blackpool playing field.

Friday, 8th July 2016, 12:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:12 pm
Travellers have moved on to Fishers Field on Highfield Road

Caravans were parked on Fishers Field, at the junction of St Annes Road and Highfield Road on Tuesday.

The travellers are understood to have been issued with a summons to appear at court at 10am today.

Following that hearing tow trucks were seen arriving at the fields.

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Officers from Lancashire Police are understood to be supporting the operation.

More to follow