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Council legal bid to STOP travellers using Kirtling land

A council has launched legal action to stop a plot of land being used by travellers - after it was offered for free by the disgruntled owner. 

Linda Watson, 48, said she wants travellers to take over her plot in Kirtling, near Newmarket in the hope it will create 's***' because neighbours 'are too far up their own a***'.

But East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) has now served an interim injunction to ensure caravans and mobile homes cannot be put there. 

Linda Watson, 48, said she wants travellers to take over her plot in Kirtling, near Newmarket in a bid to upset locals

Linda Watson, 48, said she wants travellers to take over her plot in Kirtling, near Newmarket in a bid to upset locals

Ms Watson decided to try and infuriate her neighbours after she was refused planning permission to build a house on her smallholding on the edge of the village.    

She had applied to East Cambridgeshire District Council to have a small home on the site and improve her business.

But the council did not think her business plan was viable, so they rejected the plans.

In retaliation, she advertised the plot on Facebook for free. 

Ms Watson

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