UPDATE: Travellers told to leave Victoria Park and Goring Greensward

TRAVELLERS at Victoria Park in Worthing will be moved on this afternoon after being served a notice to leave (Thursday, July 31).

Six caravans arrived in the park yesterday afternoon at around 1.30pm.

A Worthing Borough Council spokesman said: “A welfare audit has been undertaken in relation to the travellers residing at Victoria Park in Worthing.

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“A decision has been taken not to tolerate the travellers, save for one heavily pregnant woman and her immediate family.

“The remaining travellers have been served with a Notice of Direction to leave the site by tomorrow afternoon (Thursday).”

A welfare audit has also been carried out on those living in four vehicles on Goring Greensward, who also arrived yesterday.

They have been given the same deadline to leave.