TRAVELLERS parked up in a recreation ground have been told to leave by midday tomorrow.

A group of caravans was spotted at Burford Recreation Ground, located just off the A40, at the weekend.

Oxfordshire County Council spokesperson Chris Dyson confirmed that the number of caravans had reduced since yesterday and a direction to leave was in place.

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The council is working with its 'partner agencies', including Burford Town Council, while police have conducted 'reassurance patrols' in and around the area.