Permanent home for Newton travellers

A family of travellers will have a permanent home in Newton, despite objections from a nearby residents’ group.

An application to change the use of an area of paddock at Lilleyfield in Sackers Green for a permanent residential pitch for a mobile home for the Street family was approved by Babergh District Council’s development committee yesterday.

The family has been living close to the site for seven years.

See tomorrow’s Free Press for the full story.