Author Topic: Travellers on Braunstone Lane East  (Read 2814 times)

HArry the Halibut

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Travellers on Braunstone Lane East
« on: 20:50:33, 04/04/08 »
Does anyone know the intention of the council towards the illegal travellers site on Braunstone Lane East.

They arrived before Christmas & were given temporary leave to stay as one of the party was ill.
During the flooding they moved over the road occupying the old petrol station & then moved back.
The council are providing them with free skips for rubbish, & portable toilets. They clearly have little intention of leaving & there is a strong rumour going round that if the occupants of Amy Street, some of whom are objecting to formal football pitches, including floodlights & Astro turf, don't let the councils plans go ahead, that this site will become a de facto travellers site. Seeing as Amy Street & the surrounding roads are technically in Blaby & not Leicester, the City council would NOT have to consult local residents.

The local residents feel the playing fields have been taken from them , as all the fields are now covered in horse droppings & the cricket square has been all but destroyed. Local mothers are no longer willing to take their children to what is left of the play facilities due to numerous "incidents" with travellers children & indeed adults.

It is their choice to live outside the law but at our expence, I pay my council tax & water rates, these folks pay no local tax ( or any tax) and take there water from tapping into the mains at the manhole cover over the road.

If anyone has any news or thoughts do please post or if anyone knows who I should contact at the City Council do let me know !

Web Geek

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Re: Travellers on Braunstone Lane East
« Reply #1 on: 14:24:25, 11/04/08 »
Travellers are just the bottom of the barrel when it comes to humanity.

They turn up, probably break in to a compound or some private property and completely trash it.

It costs thousands to get them off and when they do go it costs even more money to clean the area up and decontaminate it.

It's bout time councils stood up to this scum and didn't take any [censored] from any travellers...they're a pest and a hazard.

nigel2

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Re: Travellers on Braunstone Lane East
« Reply #2 on: 14:23:04, 12/09/08 »
these people have been treated disgracefully, they have a right to live where they want

scott8941

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Re: Travellers on Braunstone Lane East
« Reply #3 on: 13:48:29, 26/09/08 »
Travellers are just the bottom of the barrel when it comes to humanity.

They turn up, probably break in to a compound or some private property and completely trash it.

It costs thousands to get them off and when they do go it costs even more money to clean the area up and decontaminate it.

It's bout time councils stood up to this scum and didn't take any @%*! from any travellers...they're a pest and a hazard.

say that to their faces you geek!

if they had somewehre to go they wouldnt need to break into places would they!

some people just are thick

hinckleylad

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Re: Travellers on Braunstone Lane East
« Reply #4 on: 11:35:42, 04/02/09 »
travellers are a drain on local economies, they take everything and give nothing back, it is about time these people were made to live in houses and contribute taxes like the rest of us, they are leeches.

ban the bloody lot of them, and the plans fopr more gypsy sites across leicestershire should be scrapped immediately.
why should local taxpayers pay for such schemes?

spartacus

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Re: Travellers on Braunstone Lane East
« Reply #5 on: 11:46:03, 07/02/09 »
Most of the travellers I have met are decent enough people. The justifiable complaints are mainly to do with rubbish and excrement. proper facilities that they would be charged for would remove this aspect.

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