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Unable to use part of Downs due to illegally parked caravans and motor vehicles

Reported in the Parks/landscapes category anonymously at 21:37, Thu 27 April 2017

Sent to Bristol City Council 3 minutes later

Was unable to cross over the downs close to the Park Warden's offices, as there are many caravans and vehicles parked up. I was unable to let my dog off her lead as some of the cars were moving on the Downs.

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  • There are several caravans and vans/motors (from Ireland) parked on the downs illegally close to the park wardens office. There is a large amount of rubbish being discarded and I can no longer walk with my dog in that area.

    Posted by Dr P Macquire-Samson at 19:14, Tue 2 May 2017

  • 1 June. Rubbish is scattered everywhere by the people -- additionally it is blown by the wind.

    When I politely asked the people to collect their rubbish I was firmly rebuffed.

    I have rung the police on 101.

    Posted anonymously at 10:46, Thu 1 June 2017

  • I also have this problem, and am now unable to use part of the downs as the litter and waster could be unhygienic for my children. In addition, I am concerned that weekend Zoo parking will result in thefts from vehicles and will consequently deter visitors.

    Posted by Maginus Beaverhausen at 11:05, Thu 1 June 2017

  • There have been three periods so far this year 2019 with each time between ten and 25 cars, dumper trucks and caravans at this site. There are fresh flytips seemingly made by these dumper trucks.

    101 is a waste of time (the police pass the matter on to the City) even when a crime such as flytipping has occurred close to and during the encampment.

    Press the police, the city, and your MP to improve the situation.

    Posted by Duncan Ogilvie at 08:45, Friday 5 July 2019

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