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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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Protest camp dismantled following gypsy eviction

A protest camp set up in opposition to gypsies residing in Meriden, Warwickshire, has been dismantled today after the last remaining travellers left the site on Saturday.

The group, Meriden RAID, was made up of local residents who stationed a 24/7 protest camp. Without planning permission, the council deemed both camps illegal.

Chairman of Meriden RAID, David McGrath, said the 'camp may be moved, but the campaign will continue.'

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