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Caravan in situation (travellers ?)

Reported anonymously at 00:35, Sat 15 March 2008

Sent to Aberdeenshire Council 5 minutes later

Carnie Woods Car Park
1x caravan and vehicles in situ. 14/03/2008

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  • email advising matter passed onto Aberdeen City Council - 18/3/2008 (perhaps they give advice on permanent sites available on behalf of Aberdeenshire ?)

    Posted anonymously at 01:08, Tue 18 March 2008

  • 05/04/2008 - now around 5 caravans in situ. (The original 1 still there). Also, I have noticed the previous tree border between the car park and the roadside has been chopped down. I guess that was the cheaper option for the Council - try to make the car park as noisy and unattractive rather than serve proper eviction tactics. WHO KNOWS ? Anyway this once tranquil little wood is now unaccessable as there is no parking available.

    Posted anonymously at 22:17, Sat 5 April 2008

  • Still lots of caravans but you can gain access to the woods by parking on Peregrine Road on Westhill Industrial estate off A944 in Elrick

    Posted anonymously at 22:11, Thu 10 April 2008

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:32, Sat 12 April 2008

  • I am pleased to read on the Council website.....The Council has agreed that it is more cost effective to provide waste collection and toilets than to cover costs of clean-up afterwards and it is also better for the environment. The Council also agreed that it the Good Neighbour Code is followed then in most cases Aberdeen City Council will not pursue an immediate eviction order for the eviction of Gypsy Travellers from any site within Aberdeen City.

    Thanks for the access details too.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 14:43, Sat 12 April 2008

  • Site now clear of caravans. 15/4/2008

    Posted anonymously at 14:40, Tue 15 April 2008

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