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Meriden gypsy site eviction

Campaigners in Meriden are dismantling their protest camp after the last gypsies living on green-belt land in Warwickshire left the site after being there for more than three years.

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Protesters against illegal gypsy site to lobby ministers

The greenbelt land in Solihull, Meriden Credit: ITV Central

Protesters against an illegal gypsy site in Meriden near Solihull are travelling to Parliament today to lobby ministers to give councils more powers to prevent travellers from developing sites on greenbelt land.

Residents want councils to have powers to remove caravans and restore the land until a planning application is finalised.

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