Travellers leave sports park in Sheffield

A sports park in Sheffield is open as normal again after a group of travellers who set up camp there moved on.

Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 6:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 7:47 am
Sheffield Hallam University's sports park on Bawtry Road, Tinsley

Travellers moved onto Sheffield Hallam University’s sports park on Bawtry Road, Tinsley, last week, resulting in its temporary closure.

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Both South Yorkshire Police and Sheffield Council were made aware of the illegal camp and visited the travellers.

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Sheffield Hallam University said the travellers left the site at the weekend and the sports park is now open as normal.