Travellers' site review

Council reviews travellers' sites

Plans for three travellers' sites in Birstall, Leicestershire will be reviewed by councillors today. Hundreds of people oppose the plans.

Plans to build three new travellers sites in Leicester are going to be reviewed

Traveller site review

Plans to build three new travellers sites in Leicester are going to be reviewed before any decision is made.

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'Life of luxury' travellers to be sentenced tomorrow

The family of travellers will be sentenced later tomorrow Credit: ITV Central

Five members of a family of travellers, who 'lived a life of luxury' in the Midlands while forcing an army of labourers to live in 'squalor' will be sentenced tomorrow (Wednesday) after being found guilty of keeping their own private workforce.

A jury convicted Billy Connors, his wife Mary, their sons John and James and their son-in-law Miles, after a three-month trial.

The court heard they picked up vulnerable men to work for their paving and patio business.

The labourers lived in filthy caravans on sites in Cheltenham and Leicestershire, and were paid as little as £5 a day.

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Police hunt gunman after shooting at travellers' site

Police in Cambridgeshire are hunting a gunman after three men were shot at a travellers' site in Peterborough. Credit: ITV Anglia

Police in Cambridgeshire are hunting a gunman after three men were shot at a travellers' site in Peterborough.

Two men suffered serious injuries and one man suffered minor injuries in the incident at the Oxney Road site.

All three have been taken to hospital where they remain, two in a critical condition and one in a stable condition.

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Three hurt in serious incident at travellers' site

Armed police the Oxney Road travellers' site on the outskirts of Peterborough
Armed police the Oxney Road travellers' site on the outskirts of Peterborough Credit: Gary Mabee / ITV Anglia

Armed police are investigating what is being described as a "serious incident" at a travellers' site in Peterborough. Three people have been injured, two of them seriously. All three have been taken to hospital.

The travellers' site is on Oxney Road on the outskirts of Peterborough.

Police are expected to release more details of what happened later.

ITV Anglia News have more.

Police investigate "serious incident" at travellers' site

Police outside the Oxney Road travellers' site on the outskirts of Peterborough
Police outside the Oxney Road travellers' site on the outskirts of Peterborough Credit: Gary Mabee / ITV Anglia

Armed police are investigating what is being described as a "serious incident" at a travellers' site in Peterborough.

Three people have been injured, two of them seriously.

All three have been taken to hospital.

ITV Anglia has more

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