TRAVELLERS set up an encampment in Northumberland Avenue over the weekend (May 30 - 31).

Pictures show more than four caravans and vehicles at the site in Rabsons Recreation Ground in South Reading.

The council and police have been made aware.

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This follows a recent surge of traveller groups settling in Reading locations, including an encampment at Moorlands Park on May 19.

Concerns about delayed evictions due to the Covid-19 crisis worried nearby residents.

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A spokeswoman from Reading Borough Council said: "We have started our proceedings and the police are aware.

"If people encounter any anti-social behaviour they should report it to the police on 101."