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Police continue patrols in Oakham as travellers leave Rutland Showground site following Light and Life festival




Overt and plain-clothed police operations are continuing across Rutland until Monday (June 28), to minimise disruption caused by a religious festival.

Officers from across Leicestershire Police force are in Oakham today (June 25) facilitating the safe exit of a group of travellers who have gathered in Rutland Showground for the Light and Life festival.

The site is currently being tidied up and the large marquee is getting loaded into trailers.

Officers are continuing to patrol Oakham until Monday. Photo: Alicia Kearns
Officers are continuing to patrol Oakham until Monday. Photo: Alicia Kearns

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



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