Letter: There Is A Lack of Provision of Gypsy and Traveller Pitches

The Guildford Dragon’s article Council Builds ‘Bunds’ to Prevent Traveller Incursions is right to point out that there is a lack of provision of Gypsy and Traveller pitches within the borough and indeed across the whole country.

We were really pleased that Guildford Borough Council has just completed six new pitches in Effingham with the cooperation of the parish council and residents association. But, welcome as they are, these new pitches were not for anyone on the waiting list as they were only ever intended to deal with local overcrowding in Calvert Road.

Read more by Effingham resident Hilda Brazil here

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