A big group from the Traveller neighborhood has arrived at a rugby pitch in Sidford this afternoon, and police are in attendance.
Pictures present numerous autos, together with vehicles and caravans, with a police automobile in attendance as individuals look on on the pitch from the sting.
Peter O’Brien, Honorary Secretary at Sidmouth Rugby Membership – which makes use of the Sidford pitch – stated that the membership is conscious of the state of affairs, and knowledgeable us that the authorities had been knowledgeable.
He stated that essentially the most worrying half was the potential that the pitch, which has seen cash invested in it to get it into top-quality situation, could possibly be broken.
Peter stated: “The membership is conscious of it, and has knowledgeable the authorities. It isn’t our pitch, it belongs to the East Devon Council.
“Clearly it is not good for us due to the sum of money we have spent. Hopefully they will not be damaging it, however I heard about some injury precipitated at Topsham recently, so it may well be.
“We might have the council restore them in the event that they had been broken, however we have spent some huge cash to get the pitches to the standard they’re at. As I stated, we have knowledgeable the authorities, however there’s not a lot we will do.”
We now have approached Devon and Cornwall Police for extra data on this matter.
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