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Rutland Showground nearly clear as travellers vacate site after Light and Life festival




A clean-up team is hard at work in Rutland Showground as travellers vacate the site.

Drone photographs of the Rutland Showground, show that it is far emptier than earlier this week as travellers have been spotted leaving the area.

Police are assisting with traffic management, including staggering the exiting of vehicles from the site at Rutland Showground to minimise the impact caused on the highways.

A clean-up team get to work on Rutland Showground. Photo: Keith Gilbody
A clean-up team get to work on Rutland Showground. Photo: Keith Gilbody

Police said this afternoon that the site is nearly clear.

However, drivers are being asked to consider alternative routes around Oakham bypass as heavy traffic is expected.

A dedicated clean-up team is busy at the Rutland Showground filling industrial skips with mess caused by attendees of the Light and Life festival.



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