Black Country traveller camp forces classrooms closure
Around 15 caravans descended on the Whittingham Road playing fields next to Newfield Park Primary School and Halesowen College on Wednesday night.
The school had to stop using two classrooms and one playground while the travellers were present.
Police and council officials escorted the vans off yesterday afternoon just after 2pm.
A council spokesman confirmed that they had been asked to move on within the hour and were happy to comply.
It is the second time that the site has been targeted by a group since August.
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