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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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Meriden gypsies abandon legal bid to stay on site

Meriden gypsy site Credit: ITV News Central

Gypsies campaigning to continue living on green-belt land in Warwickshire this week abandoned their Court of Appeal bid to extend their stay. They now have until the end of the month to leave the site.

Local residents built a protest camp on site Credit: ITV News Central

Campaigners, who have protested against the gypsies' occupancy for over 1000 days, are celebrating the news.

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