ESSEX Police has made residents aware that there are a number of unlawful encampments in Thurrock.
Insp. Rob Brettell said: “We are aware of a large number of unauthorised encampments which have set up in the Orsett, Thurrock and Stanford areas today
“Essex Police Traveller Unit is visiting each site and giving land owners appropriate advice.
“We will use our powers where suitable and lawful.”