In the last 6 months alone we have seen multiple illegal encampments on the Barony. From speaking to residents about this I know that they have simply had enough and want action taken. I can't promise a quick fix but want to do what I can to help. I want to support residents by collecting clear evidence of what they have been experiencing and what they want done. If we have a clear collection of evidence we can use it to pressure for action.
I respect the right of people to live the lifestyle they choose. I also understand not everyone from a particular community behaves in the same way. But I personally do not respect the choice to turn a residents park into an encampment and especially not when I have seen first hand the rubbish that is left and hear from many residents about anti-social behaviour. The lack of a local site is no excuse for leaving the park in a mess.
Our website requires an email to be submitted but if you don't want to provide your email address you can just put firstname.lastname@example.org. I will write up the findings of the survey and share them with residents. If you do share your email we will only use it to contact you about this issue unless you tick the general newsletter box.