A new group of travellers have pitched up in Three Rivers.

Three Rivers District Council is aware of the latest encampment in Fortune Green, Park Road, Rickmansworth, after caravans turned up yesterday evening.

The council says it is not the same group which left Horses Field near Abbots Langley yesterday lunchtime.

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The encampment near Abbots Langley yesterday

Council leader Cllr Sara Bedford says council officers have cleared up an estimates five tonnes of builders' waste from the site in South Way, which included window frames and rubble. She added that human excrement had been found in some bushes.

It is believed travellers are in the area to attend a funeral which is taking place today.