Travellers’ camp bid sparks fears

Ian Bailey near the children's play area opposite the land proposed for a travellers' site in Elvington.
Ian Bailey near the children's play area opposite the land proposed for a travellers' site in Elvington.

A proposal to create a travellers’ site in the centre of a village has been met with strong criticism from residents.

Villagers in Elvington are concerned about the possibility of a travellers’ site for up to seven pitches being set up on Elvington Lane.

City of York Council is in the process of drawing up its Local Plan and as part of this has published its recommendations for further sites that could be developed in what it calls the Further Sites Consultation document.

Full story in tomorrow’s (15 May) Pocklington Post.