MORE TRAVELLERS........BUT NOT AS REPORTED

During the first week in July 2010 residents of Markfield Road and Otterston Grove were faced with the sight of hordes of "travellers" caravans, vans and lorries occupying the last runway of the old Donibristle Air Station.

Once they had departed local businesses arranged to strategically place boulders around the perimeter of the site to prevent any recurrence. Unfortunately and contrary to reports in Dunfermline Press, history repeated itself Tuesday 10 July 2012 when approx 11 caravans assorted vans and "mini" diggers encamped on the same site because contractors demolishing lorry park Fulmar Way East had omitted to replace boulders at COP Mon 9 July.

After negotiations "Travellers" left Thurs 12 July. Messrs Ingenico took it upon themselves to arrange clearance of residual mess left behind.

 

RESIDENT.


Alasdair McFarlane says

As a postscript, on Thursday 19 July 2012, Ingenico arranged for a digger to block various access points around the airfield by tipping large mounds of earth/boulders creating high barriers.Large boulders are still present at north west corner of site which may only be removed to permit site access using heavy lifting plant. It will be incumbent upon persons removing these boulders for site access to replace them immediately upon completion of tasks.

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