THEALE residents have reported that a traveller site has been set up in North Street Playing Field.

Floods of comments on a local Facebook page suggest that an encampment was set up yesterday (June 30).

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One comment said there were 'more than 12' caravans at the site, while another claimed to have seen a post being taken down by the group to get into the field.

In mid-June, a group of travellers were evicted from Whitley.

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Thames Valley Police were unable to comment, and directed to questions to the local authority.

Both West Berkshire Council and Theale Parish Council have been contacted for a comment.